403 test positive for Covid as 18 succumb

403 people have tested positive to Covid-19 from a sample size of 5,577 tested in the last 24 hours bringing total confirmed positive cases to 175,176.

The positivity rate is now 7.2% while cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,864,020.

Out of the cases 399 are Kenyans except 4 that are foreigners.

215 are males and 188 females with the youngest is one-year-old baby while the oldest is 97 years.

18 people have succumbed to the disease, one of them having occurred in the last 24 hours, while 17 are late deaths reported after conducting Facility Record Audits on diverse dates in the months of May and June.

This now pushes the cumulative fatalities to 3,396.

New deaths by age; 0-9 years (0), 10-19 years (0), 20-29 (1), 30-39 years (1), 40-49 years (2), 50-59 years (4), 60 years and above (10).

Cumulative deaths by age; 0-9 years (55), 10-19 years (23), 20-29 (111), 30-39 years (277), 40-49 years (418), 50-59 years (702), 60 years and above (1,810).

A total of 957 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 4,796 patients are under Home Based Isolation and Care program.

163 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 30 of whom are on ventilatory support and 113 on supplemental oxygen. 20 patients are under observation.

Another 105 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with 100 of them in general wards and 5 in High Dependency Units (HDU).

 

  

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