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Kenya Maintains Covid-19 Low as Normalcy Resumes

Kenya's Health Ministry said 99 new COVID-19 cases were detected Friday raising the caseload in the country to 100,422.

Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the cases were detected from 4,758 samples.Kagwe said 66 patients recovered from the disease including 32 from home-based care programs and 34 from various hospitals raising recoveries in the country to 83,757.Kagwe said the government has already ordered doses of the COVID-19 vaccine that will initially target medical staff, police officers and others in the critical areas before distribution to other classes of people on a voluntary basis.p Nairobi — Kenya's Health Ministry said 99 new COVID-19 cases were detected Friday raising the caseload in the country to 100,422.

Kenya is yet to record the new COVID-19 variant which has been reported in the UK, US and South Africa which orchestrated stricter lockdown measures in those nations.7 thousand new COVID-19 cases and nearly 116 new deaths by June.

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