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The number of coronavirus cases in Kenya has risen to 887 after 57 people tested positive in the last 24 hours, the highest tally since the first case was reported in the country in March.

DAILY NATION reported that the cases comprise 23 females and 34 males, all aged between two and 61.

In a statement released on Sunday afternoon, Government Spokesperson Cyrus Oguna said of the new cases, 35 were reported in Mombasa, 17 in Nairobi, three in Kajiado, and one each in Kwale and Kitui.

The new cases were discovered after the ministry conducted tests on 2,198 samples. Cumulatively, the country has tested 43,712 samples.

In the statement, Col Rtd Oguna said of the 35 cases in Mombasa, Mvita had 22, Likoni four, and three each in Changamwe and Nyali. Kisauni had two and Jomvu one.

In Nairobi, Kibra had nine cases, a mandatory quarantine center in the city had two, Eastleigh two, while Aga Khan Hospital, Kamulu, Dandora, and Pangani had one case each.

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