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COVID-19: Kenya records 208 new cases and 6 deaths

A total of 208 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Kenya from 3,415 samples tested in last 24 hours.

The new cases now rise the cumulative number of confirmed cases in the country to 104,201 and the cumulative number of samples so far tested to 1,265,773.

“Today 208 people have tested positive to the disease, out of a sample size of 3,415 tested in the last 24 hours. The total confirmed positive cases are now 104,201. The cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,265,773. From the cases 173 are Kenyans while 35 are foreigners.” Said Ministry of Health.

Distribution of the new 208 cases in terms of counties is as follows; Nairobi 128, Kiambu 27, Mombasa 14, Nakuru 6, Machakos 4, Kajiado 4, Laikipia 4, Meru 4, Uasin Gishu 3, Busia 2, Garissa 2, Kisii 2, Kwale 2, Embu 1, Murang’a 1, Homa bay 1, Kilifi 1, Kirinyaga 1 and Bungoma 1.

At the same time, 37 patients have recovered from the virus, 2 of them from home-based care and 35 from various hospitals across the country. The cumulative number of confirmed recoveries now stand at 85,577.

“37 patients have recovered from the disease, 35 from various health facilities while 2 are from the Home Based and Isolation Care. Total recoveries now stand at 85,577.” Said Ministry of Health.

Unfortunately, 6 patients have died from the from the virus pushing the number of confirmed deaths in the country to 1,823.

“328 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,160 patients are on Home Based Isolation & Care.

51 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit, 24 of whom are on ventilatory support and 23 on supplemental oxygen. 4 patients are on observation.8 patients who are separately on supplementary oxygen are in the general wards.” Said Ministry of Health

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