152 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours bringing the country's caseload to 103,993.

In a statement, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe confirmed that this was from a sample size of 3734. The cumulative tests stand at 1,262, 358.

Deaths resulting from the virus have risen to 1,817 after four patients succumbed to the disease.

Kagwe said that there are 335 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 1,151 patients are on the home-based care program.

A total of 47 patients are in ICU, out of which 18 are on ventilatory support.

Furthermore, 24 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen, out of which eight are in general wards and one in the HDU.

At the same time, 8 patients have recovered from the disease which now brings the cumulative recoveries at 85, 540. 

From the new cases reported on Saturday, 137 are Kenyans while 15 are foreigners. In terms of gender, 104 are males while 48 are females.