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COVID-19 cases in Kenya rise by 465 to 108,827

Kenya through the Ministry of Health has on Sunday confirmed 465 new cases of COVID-19 from 5,691 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

The new cases now push the cumulative number of confirmed cases in the country to 108,827 as confirmed by the Ministry of Health.

“465 people have tested positive to the disease, out of a sample size of 5,691 tested in the last 24 hours. The total confirmed positive cases are now 108,827.” Said MOH

In terms of distribution Nairobi has 310 cases, Kiambu 54, Nakuru 28, Mombasa 11, Tharaka Nithi 11, Kajiado 10, Machakos 9, Busia 8, Kitui 7, Meru 3, Laikipia 3, Kilifi 3, Uasin Gishu 3, Kwale 1, Makueni 1, Marsabit 1, Murang’a 1 and Isiolo 1.

On a positive note, 20 patients recovered from the virus, 3 of them from home-based care and 17 from various health facilities in the country. The cumulative number of recoveries now stand at 87,570.

Sadly, two patients succumbed to the virus pushing the number of deaths in the country to 1,876.

“20 patients have recovered from the disease, 17 from various health facilities while 3 are from the Home Based and Isolation Care. Total recoveries now stand at 87,570.

Unfortunately, two patients have succumbed to the disease pushing our cumulative fatalities to 1,876.

488 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,394 patients are on Home Based Isolation and Care.  69 patients are in the ICU, 23 of whom are on ventilatory support and 36 on supplemental oxygen. 10 patients are on observation.

16 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen all of whom are in the general wards. No patient is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).” Said Ministry of Health.


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