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26 die of COVID19 as Kenya records 1,463 new cases

BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,25TH MARCH,2021-The country on Thursday recorded 1,463 new Covid-19 cases from a sample size of 8,976 tested in the last 24 hours.

This brings the positivity rate to 16.3%, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said. From the cases, Kenyans continue to lead with 1,428, as 35 cases are foreigners.

In terms of gender, 802 are male and 661 are females, with the youngest being a three-month-old infant while the oldest is 103 years old.

This now brings the total number of positive cases in the country to 126,170, with the cumulative tests standing at 1,443,701.

The country has witnessed 489 patients recover from the disease with 372 from the home based and isolation care while 126 are from various health facilities.

This now brings the total to 91,268

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