1 succumb, 66 recover and 130 more Covid-19 cases in Kenya

Today 130 people have tested positive to the disease, out of a sample size of 4,918 tested in the last 24 hours. The total confirmed positive cases are now 100,323. The cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,167,409. From the cases 115 are Kenyans while 15 are foreigners. 88 are males while 42 are females. The youngest is a four-month-old infant while the oldest is 88.

In terms of County distribution; Nairobi 66, Taita Taveta 18, Mombasa 9, Nakuru 6, Narok 6, Siaya 4, Uasin Gishu 4, Kiambu 4, Kisii 4, Kilifi 2, Kisumu 1, Bungoma 1, Busia 1, Kajiado 1, Kakamega 1, Nyamira 1 and Nyandarua 1.

In terms of Sub County distribution; the 66 cases in Nairobi are from Dagoretti North (16), Makadara (9), Lang’ata and Ruaraka (5) cases each, Kamukunji, Kibra, Roysambu and Westlands (4) cases each, Starehe (3), Embakasi North, Embakasi South, Kasarani and Mathare (2) cases each, Dagoretti South, Embakasi Central, Embakasi East and Embakasi West (1) case each. In Taita Taveta all the 18 cases are from Taveta.

In Mombasa the 9 cases are from Jomvu and Nyali (3) cases each, Mvita (2) and Likoni (1). In Nakuru the 6 cases are from Nakuru East and Nakuru West (2) cases each, Gilgil and Naivasha (1) case each. In Narok the 6 cases are from Narok North (5) and Narok South (1).

The 4 cases in Siaya are from Alego Usonga and Rarieda (2) cases each, the 4 cases in Uasin Gishu are from Ainabkoi (2), Kapseret and Moiben (1) case each, the 4 cases in Kiambu are from Kiambaa, Lari, Ruiru and Thika (1) case each and all the 4 cases in Kisii are from Kitutu Chache South.

In Kilifi the 2 cases are from Malindi. The case in Kisumu is from Kisumu Central, the case in Bungoma is from Kanduyi, the case in Busia is from Samia, the case in Kajiado is from Kajiado North, the case in Kakamega is from Lurambi, the case in Nyamira is from Manga and the case in Nyandarua is from Kinangop.

Today, 66 patients have recovered from the disease. 42 are from the Home-Based Isolation and Care while 24 are from our various facilities. The total recoveries now stand at 83,691.
Sadly, 1 patient has succumbed to the disease pushing our cumulative fatalities to 1,751. Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

There are 489 patients currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,353 are on Home Based Isolation and Care. 28 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 14 of whom are on ventilatory support and 13 on supplemental oxygen. 1 patient is under observation. Another 17 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 12 of them in the general wards and 5 in the High Dependency Unit.

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