Kenya: 4 Patients Succumb to Coronavirus, Case Fatality Rate Now 3.3%

Nairobi — Four patients have succumbed to COVID-19 on raising the country's death toll to 78, the health ministry announced on Thursday.

With the four newly reported deaths, the country's case fatality rate now stands at 3.3 per cent marginally lower than 3.4 per cent reported in May.

Kenya reported the highest case fatality rate, 5.1 per cent, in April with slightly over 20 deaths reported at the time.

During a press conference on the status of the pandemic in the country, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe however said 39 individuals who were placed under treatment in different isolation centers on contracting the viral disease had recovered from the disease and discharged.

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