One hundred and seventy people have on Friday, October 08, 2021 tested positive for COVID-19 in Kenya from 6,162 samples conducted in the last 24 hours.
The country’s positivity rate is now 2.8 per cent, with 250,898 total confirmed cases and 2,598,772 tests conducted so far.
At the same time, total of 254 patients have recovered from the coronavirus disease, according to the latest statistics from the Health Ministry for Kenya to have now registered 243,591 recoveries.
“Two hundred and sixteen patients were discharged from the Home-Based Isolation and Care program while thirty-eight are from various health facilities countrywide,” Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said in a statement Friday.
One person has also succumbed to the disease, having been reported after conducting facility record audits in October.