Kenya's COVID-19 cases hit 34,493
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Four more patients have succumbed to the coronavirus in Kenya raising the country's COVID-19 death toll to 581.

In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Ministry of Health also announced that 178 more people have tested positive, from a sample size of 3,474, bringing to 34, 493 the number of confirmed positive cases.

"From the cases, all are Kenyans except 5 who are foreigners. In terms of gender, 110 are males and 68 females. The youngest is a three-year child, while the oldest is 77," the Ministry said.

"Age-wise, the youngest is a three-year-old child, while the oldest is 77," the statement read. A total of 110 of the cases were males and 68 were females.

Nairobi continues to lead in the daily positivity rate, recording 48 cases in the last 24 hours.

238 patients have recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country so far to 20,449.

A total of 187 of those discharged were from the home-based program, while 51 were discharged from various health facilities.