In the last 24 hours, Kenya has registered 161 new COVID-19 cases out of a total of 2,805 cases tested, resulting in a 5.7 percent positivity rate.

In terms of counties, Nairobi recorded 52, Siaya 44, Homa Bay 11; Mombasa 9, Meru 9, Kiambu 8, Migori 6, Kisii 5, Kakamega 4, Nakuru 4, Kisumu 3, Uasin Gishu 3, Bomet 1, Kericho 1; Wajir 1; Nairobi 52, Siaya 44, Homa Bay 11, Mombasa 9, Meru 9, Kiambu 8, Migori 6, Kisii 5, Kakamega 4, Nakuru 4, Kisumu 3,

The Ministry also revealed that 14 persons had died as a result of the sickness, all of whom were late Facility Record Audits on various dates in May and June.

This brings the total number of fatalities to 3,410.

177 people are said to have recovered from the disease, with 113 coming from the Home Based and Isolation Care program and 64 from various health facilities across the country.

According to the Ministry of Health, there are now 957 people hospitalised in various health institutions across the country, with 4,796 patients enrolled in the Home Based Isolation and Care program.

Currently there are 155 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 29 of whom are on ventilatory support and 106 on supplemental oxygen.

“Another 108 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with 103 of them in general wards and 5 in High Dependency Units (HDU),” said the Ministry.

“Of these, total first doses are 986,881 while total 2nd doses are 126,277.