Kenya: COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to 159 After 5 Virus-Linked Deaths

Nairobi — The country’s COVID-19 death toll rose to 159 on Saturday after the Ministry of Health reported five additional coronavirus-related deaths.

With 7,577 virus cases reported since March 14, the country’s case fatality rate stands at 2.1 per cent.

The death rate has remained relatively low in the recent months having averaging 5.1 per cent at its peak in April, 3.4 percent in May and 2.5 percent in June.

Through a statement to newsrooms, MOH further noted that the number of patients…


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