Kenya’s COVID-19 cases have risen to 5,533 after 149 more individuals tested positive in the last 24 hours.
Speaking during the daily COVID-19 press conference, Health CAS Dr Rashid Aman stated that 3,090 samples had been tested in the same period of time.
48 patients have been discharged bringing the total number of patients who have recovered to 1,905.
Unfortunately, five more patients have died bringing the total number of those who have succumbed to 137.
Of the 149 cases, 148 are Kenyans while one is a foreign national with 94 of those tested being male and 55 female.
The cases are distributed in counties as follows; Nairobi (73), Mombasa (20), Kajiado (15), Siaya (13), Machakos (3), Kilifi (1), Nakuru (1), Nandi (1), Bungoma (1), Isiolo (1).