925 more test positive for Coronavirus in Kenya

Today 925 people have tested positive for coronavirus, from a sample size of 5,559 tested in the last 24 hours, bringing to 71,729 the number of confirmed positive cases in the country. The cumulative tests are now 798,585. From the cases 893 are Kenyans and 32 are foreigners. 556 are males and 369 females. The youngest is a five-month old baby, while the oldest is 92.

Distribution of the cases by Counties is as follows; Nairobi 358, Kiambu 102, Mombasa 59, Nakuru 39, Nyeri 39, Machakos 32, Busia 32, Kisumu 29, Kilifi 28, Kajiado 25, Siaya 23, Meru 20, Laikipia 20, Kisii 15, Uasin Gishu 14, Bungoma 13, Baringo 12, Nyamira 10, Embu 9, Vihiga 9, Lamu 8, Tharaka Nithi 7, Makueni 5, Samburu 3, Kericho 2, Kakamega 2, Murang’a 2, Kwale 1, Kirinyaga 1, West Pokot 1, Garissa 1, Bomet 1, Migori 1, Trans Nzoia 1, and Turkana 1.

1,018 patients have recovered from the disease, 850 from the Home-Based Care Program, while 168 have been discharged from various hospitals. The total recoveries now stand at 47,262.

Sadly, 15 patients have succumbed to the disease bringing the fatality to 1,302. Our sincere condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost their loved ones.

As of today, a total of 1,237 patients are admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 6,257 are on Home Based Isolation and Care. 62 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 26 of whom are on ventilatory support, and 32 on supplemental oxygen. Another 92 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen out of whom 69 are in the general wards, while 23 are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

Currently, 2,352 health care workers have tested positive for the virus, out of which 1,177 are males and 1,175 are females. The cumulative fatality for healthcare workers is 30.

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