Two more die as COVID-19 Caseload edges 100,000

136 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours from a sample size of 3,787 bringing to 99,444 number of total confirmed positive cases in the country.

From cases 117 are Kenyans while 19 are foreigners. 85 are males while 51 are females. The youngest is a two-year-old child while the oldest is 98.

In terms of County distribution; Nairobi 69, Homabay 11, Mombasa 11, Meru 10, Kisumu 8, Kiambu 5, Kilifi 4, Nakuru 3, Kajiado 3, Siaya 3, Kakamega 2, Machakos 2, Taita Taveta 1, Garissa 1, Turkana 1, Bungoma 1, and Narok 1.

Today 176 patients have recovered from the disease. 162 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care, while 14 are from our various facilities.

The total recoveries now stand at 82,654.Sadly, 2 patients have lost their lives to the disease pushing our cumulative fatalities to 1,736.

Currently there are 686 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,625 are on Home Based Isolation and Care.

30 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 14 of whom are on ventilatory support and 14 on supplemental oxygen. 2 are under observation.

Another 11 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 10 of them in the general wards while 1 is in the High Dependency Unit.