Kenya’s Covid-19 cases hit 104,306 after 105 test positive

Written By: Muraya Kamunde

The Ministry of Health has recorded 105 new Covid-19 cases on Monday from a sample size of 3,573 tested in the last 24 hours.

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The latest statistics bring the number of confirmed cases in the country to 104,306 from the 1,269,346 cumulative tests conducted since March.

From the new cases, 88 are Kenyans while 17 are foreign nationals. 72 are male while 33 female.

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The youngest is an eleven-year-old child, while the oldest is aged 82 years.

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49 patients have recovered from the disease, 34 from the Home-Based Care Program, while 15 have been discharged from various hospitals. The total number of recoveries now stands at 85,626.

Four patients have succumbed from the virus in past 24 hours. The total number of fatalities due to Covid-19 stands at 1,827.

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According to Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe, a total of 333 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities across the country while a further 1,281 are on Home Based Isolation and Care.

51 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 23 are on ventilatory support and 17 on supplemental oxygen while 4 patients is under observation.

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No patient is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

An additional 9 patients are on supplementary oxygen all in the general wards.

The distribution of cases by county; Nairobi 68, Kiambu 12, Laikipia 5, Kajiado 4, Mombasa 3, Machakos 3, Nakuru 2, Nyeri 2, Uasin Gishu 2, Kericho 1, Kisumu 1, Kwale 1 and Mandera 1.

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