Some 174 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Kenya today, pushing the national infections tally to 103,188.
In a statement to newsrooms on Tuesday, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe (pictured) said the positive tests were from a sample size of 2,848, recording a positivity rate of 6.1 per cent.
The cumulative tests conducted now stand at 1,246,279.
From the new cases reported 159 are Kenyans and 15 are foreigners. They comprise 92 men and 82 women, the youngest being a one-year-old child and the oldest aged 79.
Two more patients died of Covid in the last 24 hours, pushing the national fatality tally to 1,797.
This comes as 86 patients recovered from the disease; 65 from the home-based care and isolation programme and 21 from various health facilities. The national recoveries now stand at 85,336.