Kenya has recorded 1,554 new Covid-19 infections out of 9,389 samples tested in the last 24 hours, raising the nationwide tally to 81,656. 

The death toll has risen to 1,441 after 14 patients succumbed to the virus. 

In addition, 599 Covid-19 patients in Kenya have recovered, 476 at home and 123 in hospital, raising the total to 54,125, Ministry of Health reports. 

On the other hand, CS Mutahi Kagwe on Friday addressed the issue of Fake Covid-19 certificates after 21 passengers were nabbed with fake certificates at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). 

"Our port health officials are on the alert and anyone contravening these protocols will face the law. Already, many have been arrested and charged in court.

"I urge all travellers not to become a part of the statistics," CS Kagwe stated.