Kenya’s COVID-19 deaths hit 1,655, cases decline amid 2nd wave

East African country records 130 new cases, 2 more deaths in past 24 hours

Kenya has confirmed two more COVID-19-related deaths making the number of those who have died from the dreaded infection to hit 1,655.

The East Africa country also reported 130 new infections, indicating a decline in the number of infections amid a second wave of the pandemic in the eastern African country.

“Two patients have succumbed to the disease, bringing the cumulative fatalities to 1,655,” the country’s Health Ministry tweeted in its recent update.

Corpse of a COVID-19 patient for burial

The new confirmed infections were from a sample size of 1,973, the ministry said, adding 187 more patients have recovered from the virus.

The COVID-19 was first reported in China’s Wuhan city last December before spreading all around the world. Almost 80 million people have been infected while over 1.75 million have died, according to the US-based Johns Hopkins University.

Source: Anadolu Agency

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