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Kenya coronavirus: 2,216 cases; record 54 recoveries

June 3: 2,216 cases, record recoveries

“This is the highest number of recoveries we have so far recorded since we announced the first discharge case on 1st April, 2020,” CAS Health Rashid Aman announced at today’s briefing.

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May 31: Cases approach 2,000; Laikipia records case

May 30: 1,888 cases, Kericho records infection

May 27: Record one-day increase

May 26: Govt intensifies voluntary testing calls

May 23: 1,192 cases, additional health workers to be hired

May 21: record one-day increase, Wajir rolls out campaign

May 20: cases pass 1,000 mark, foreigners deported

May 16: 830 cases, TZ, Somali borders shut

May 14: Cases hit 758, focus turns to Kenya-Tanzania border town

May 12: 715 cases, border crossings becoming flash point

May 11: Cases reach 700, mass prisoner release

May 10: 649 cases, Raila worries about Magufuli

May 8: May 8: Govt to foot quarantine bills, cases at 607

May 7: 582 cases, lockdown in Eastleigh, Mombasa City

May 5: KQ’s UK repatriation flight returns

May 4: Cases hit 535, govt decries abuse of relaxed measures

May 3: KQ repatriation flight, Nairobi fumigation

May 2: Case count at 435, mass testing starts

May 1: Case count hits 411, Uhuru vows transparency

May 31: 1,962 cases as Laikipia records infection

Today, 74 people have tested positive for the virus from 1,574 samples that were tested in the last 24 hours.

Total confirmed cases = 1,471 (new cases = 123)

Total recoveries = 408

Total deaths = 55

Active cases = 1,008

Figures valid as of close of day May 27, 2020

May 27: govt intensifies voluntary testing campaign

Government is intensify calls for people to submit themselves for voluntary testing as the steady rise of cases continue across the country.

Total confirmed cases = 1,348 (new cases = 5)

Total recoveries = 405

Total deaths = 52

Active cases = 891

Figures valid as of close of day May 26, 2020

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May 23: 1,192 cases, additional health workers to be hired

Thirty-one new cases were registered today taking the tally to 1,192; President Kenyatta disclosed in an address.

May 20: Cases pass 1,000 mark, foreigners deported

Total confirmed cases = 1,029 (new cases = 66)

Total recoveries = 358

Total deaths = 50

Active cases = 555

The case tally in Kenya has passed the 1,000 mark as of today and the milestone was achieved with the highest one-day record of new cases.

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