Kenya records 280 New COVID Cases, Reduced Hospitalizations

280 people have tested positive to the disease, out of a sample size of 4,919 tested in the last 24 hours.

The total confirmed positive cases are now 104,780. The cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,278,200. From the cases 221 are Kenyans while 59 are foreigners.

Nairobi has 185, Nakuru 19, Kiambu 19, Kericho 12, Mombasa 6, Kajiado 6, Murang’a 6, Uasin Gishu 6, Machakos 5, Meru 4, Embu 3, Bungoma 1, Busia 1, Garissa 1, Kirinyaga 1, Kisii 1, Kwale 1, Makueni 1, Nyandarua 1 and Taita Taveta 1.

713 patients have recovered from the disease, 676 are from the Home Based and Isolation Care while 37 are from various health facilities. Total recoveries now are 86,378.

2 patients have also succumbed to the coronavirus disease pushing our cumulative fatalities to 1,839.

A total of 344 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,495 patients are on Home Based Isolation and Care. 

55 patients are in the ICU, 22 of whom are on ventilatory support and 28 on supplemental oxygen. 5 patients are on observation.

9 other patients are separately on supplementary oxygen all of whom are in general wards. No patient is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).