16 more deaths registered as COVID19 cases hit 31,763

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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,21ST AUG 2020-Kenya has  recorded 322 new cases of Covid-19, raising the country’s total to 31,763, Health CAS Mercy Mwangangi confirmed.

This was after a sample of 4,470 was tested in the last 24 hours.

All the new cases were Kenyans except nine.

Speaking during the daily Covid-19 briefing, Mwangangi said age wise, the youngest was a three-year-old infant while the oldest was 92 years old.

Another 288 patients have recovered from the disease, bringing  the total number of recoveries in the country so far to 18,157.

A total of 190 of those discharged were from the home-based programme, while 98 were discharged from various health facilities.

However, 16 more patients succumbed to the virus, raising fatalities to 532.

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