6 More die of COVID as Kenya Cases rise by 208

FILE PHOTO: A health worker checks the temperature of a traveller as part of the coronavirus screening procedure. REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko/File Photo - RC2EUE9X5YKK

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.

Nairobi has (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), while Embu, Murang’a, Homa bay, Kilifi, Kirinyaga and Bungoma had (1) case each.

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.

6 patients have succumbed to the disease pushing our cumulative fatalities 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.