Kenya has 195 people who tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday 5 2021, from a sample size of 5,859 tested.
The total number of confirmed positive cases now stands at 101,534.
An additional 125 patients have recovered from the disease. 80 from various health facilities while 45 are from the Home-Based Isolation and Care. Total recoveries now stand at 84,268.
Three patients have succumbed to the disease pushing our cumulative fatalities to 1,776. Our sincere condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost their loved ones.
In a statement, the Ministry of Health reported that 401 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide.
So far 1,419 patients are on Home Based Isolation and Care while 27 are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 16 of whom are on ventilatory support and 11 on supplemental oxygen.
Another 17 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 12 of them in the general wards and 5 in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).
Covid-19 cases were reported in counties as follows; Nairobi 140, Kiambu 8, Turkana 6, Machakos 6, Mombasa 5, Embu 5, Kisumu 5, Nakuru 3, Kajiado 3, Garissa 3, Nyeri 3, Laikipia 2, Kilifi 2, Makueni 1, Kisii 1, Siaya 1 and Trans Nzoia 1.