The number of Covid-19 infections in Kenya has passed the 2,000-mark after the Health Ministry reported 59 new cases on Monday.
The new positive cases are from 1,518 samples examined in various laboratories across the country in the past 24 hours.
There are now 2,021 Covid-19 infections in Kenya from a total of 80,054 samples tested since March 13th, when the country confirmed its first case of the virus.
The 59 new cases are distributed as follows; Nairobi (29), Mombasa (14), Turkana (6), Busia (4), Taita Taveta (2), Kajiado (2), Kiambu (1) and Kilifi (1).
35 of the new patients are male and 24 are female, with the youngest being 10 years old while the oldest is aged 76.
At the same time, the number of Covid-19 recoveries rose to 486 after eight more patients were discharged from hospitals having recovered from the disease.
The country also lost five more Covid-19 patients, bringing the death toll to 69.