Kenya has recorded 949 more Covid-19 positive cases from a sample size of 8,311 tested in the last 24 hours.

The national tally now stands at 82,605 and the cumulative tests now at 879,261.

Four other patients have succumbed to the virus raising the death toll to 1,445.

“From the cases 913 are Kenyans while 36 are foreigners. 558 are males and 391 females. The youngest is a two -months old infant, while the oldest is 100,” Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said in a statement.

The distribution in counties was as follows; Nairobi 400, Kiambu 138, Mombasa 71, Kakamega 49, Kericho 33, Kisii 30, Nyamira 26, Machakos 24, Kisumu 18, Kilifi 15, Taita Taveta 15, Bungoma 15 and Busia 14.

In Makueni 9 cases, Siaya 9, Kajiado 9, Turkana 9, Laikipia 9, Embu 8, Murang’a 7, Nyeri 7, Tana River 6, Lamu 4, Meru 4, Nakuru 4, Vihiga 4, Bomet 2, Isiolo 2, Uasin Gishu 2, Kitui 1, Trans Nzoia 1, Nandi 1, Kirinyaga 1, Migori 1 and Homa Bay 1.

MOH reported that 1,244 patients are admitted to various health facilities with  78 patients are in intensive care units (ICUs) with 50 on ventilatory support and 74 on supplemental oxygen.