Kenya has announced 199 new Covid-19 cases from a sample size of 2,416 tested in the last 24 hours.

On Monday the Ministry of Health confirmed that the total number of infections in the country now stands at 88,579.

The death toll as a result of Covid-19 rose to 1,531 after 5 more patients succumb to the disease.

An additional 485 patients were discharged bringing the total number of recoveries to 69,414.