The Ministry of Health has announced that 1,459 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours from a sample size of 10,146, this now brings the total countrywide cases to 74,145. 

On the same note, 17 people succumbed to Covid-19, bringing the death tally in the country to 1,330.

780 patients have recovered from the virus, 690 from home-based care, 90 from various facilities bringing the total number of recoveries to 50,658.

From the cases reported on Thursday, 1,419 are Kenyans while 40 are foreigners.  Nairobi leads with 472, Kiambu 311, Mombasa 108, Laikipia 63, Uasin Gishu 53, Busia 49, Kisumu 48 and Nakuru 36.