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Covid-19: 74 more test positive

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By BERNARDINE MUTANU

By JOEL ODIDI

The number of Covid-19 positive cases in the country has risen to 1,962 after 74 people tested positive in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health said on Sunday.

Health Chief Administrative Secretary Dr Aman said that another 14 people were discharged from various hospitals, bringing the number of recoveries to 478.

The death toll also rose to 64 after one patient succumbed to the virus. He said 1,574 samples were tested.

Dr Aman, who said that smokers were more vulnerable to severe forms of coronavirus, added that slum areas remained areas of concern as the government intensifies the fight against the virus.

“Kibra is showing an increasing number of positives and we are actively following up on these positive cases,”  he said.

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