Editor's Review

  • The number of positive cases has stalled as the ministry increases testing. 
  • The country is expecting to start mass vaccination soon. 

About 125 people have tested positive Covid-19 out of a sample size of 1,953 tested in the last 24 hours. The total confirmed positive cases are now 101,944. The cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,216,695.

In terms of distribution, Nairobi county has 94 new cases, Kiambu 5, Laikipia 5, Kajiado 3, Kericho 3, Kilifi 3, Kwale 3, Mombasa 2, Nakuru 2, Machakos 1, Nyandarua 1, Kakamega 1, Trans Nzoia 1 and Uasin Gishu 1.

In a statement, the ministry of health indicated that 112 patients have recovered from the disease. 84 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care while 28 are from various health facilities. Total recoveries now stand at 84,473.

Unforyunately, 7 patients have succumbed to the disease pushing the cumulative fatalities to 1,786.

384 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,333 are on Home Based Isolation and Care.

Another 39 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit,15 of whom are on ventilatory support and 20 on supplemental oxygen.