Kenya has confirmed 283 more people have tested positive for Covid-19, out of a sample size of 4,822 tested in the last 24 hours. The total confirmed positive cases now stand at 103,615 while the cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,254,018.
66 patients recovered from the disease with 51 being from the Home-Based Isolation and Care while 15 are from various health facilities. Total recoveries now stand at 85,457.
Another 6 patients have lost their battle to the coronavirus disease pushing our cumulative fatalities to 1,807.
A statement from the Ministry of Health indicated that 277 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 1,153 patients are on Home Based Isolation and Care.
MoH said 42 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit, 21 of whom are on ventilatory support & 18 on supplemental oxygen. 3 patients are on observation.
Another 6 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 5 of them in the general wards and 1 in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).
Nairobi has 196 cases, Busia 16, Kiambu 14, Mombasa 11, Nakuru 8, Uasin Gishu 6, Kajiado 5, Machakos 5, Kilifi 4, Kisumu 4, Kwale 3, Makueni 3, Homa bay 2, Taita Taveta 2, Murang’a 2, Siaya 1 and Migori 1.