Kenya has recorded 87 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the country's caseload to 98,271. 

According to Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, the tests are from a sample size of 3,766 recordings a positivity rate of 2.3 per cent. The cumulative tests stand at 1,092,144. 

The number of fatalities has risen to 1,710 after another six patients succumbed to the disease. 

There are 676 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 2,142 patients are on the home-based care program. 

A total of 32 patients are in ICU, out of which 20 are on ventilatory support.  Also, 11 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen in general wards. 

The ministry of health has confirmed that 3,068bhealthcare workers have been infected with Corid-19 since March 2020.

Meanwhile, 67 patients have recovered from the disease out of which 55 were from the Homebased care program while 12 were discharged from various health facilities.

From the new cases reported on Sunday, 78 are Kenyans while nine are foreigners. 

In terms of gender, 58 are males while 29 are females and the youngest in a five-year-old child and the oldest is 88.