Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has confirmed 106 new cases of coronavirus from a sample of 3,315 samples tested in the last 24 hours, the nationwide tally now stands at 96,908.

The death toll has risen to 1,686 after one more patient succumbed to the virus. 

184 more people have recovered from disease bringing the total recoveries to 79,257. 

Kagwe adds that 617 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities across the country, and 2,964 on Home-Based Care and Isolation.

28 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 13 of whom are on ventilatory support and 12 on supplemental oxygen, and 3 on observation.