189 new cases were confirmed bringing total cases to 10, 294. 12 more Kenyans succumbed to the disease raising the death toll to 197.
Kagwe noted that the new cases were discovered from 1,205 samples tested in the last 24 hours. He explained that a server issue had led to the decreased testing capacity.
He noted that 65 Covid-19 patients had also been discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours.
Kagwe also announced the rolling out of a new web-based application for contact tracing and surveillance linked to medical records.
He noted that the application was developed in collaboration with development partners, noting it would provide for easier tracing explaining that they previously relied on phone calls.