Kenya’s Covid-19 cases hit 106,125 as 152 test positive

Written By: Beth Nyaga

The Ministry of Health has recorded 152 new Covid-19 cases on Monday from a sample size of 2,213 tested in the last 24 hours.

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The latest statistics bring the number of confirmed cases in the country to 106,125 from the 1,301,051 cumulative tests conducted since March.

From the new cases, 144 are Kenyans while 8 are foreign nationals. 83 are male while 69 female.

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The youngest is a seven-year-old child, while the oldest is aged 79 years old.

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39 patients have recovered from the disease, 23 from the Home-Based Care Program, while 16 have been discharged from various health facilities. The total number of recoveries now stands at 86,717.

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Three patients have succumbed to the virus in the past 24 hours making the cumulative number of fatalities stand at 1,859.

According to Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe, a total of 357 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities across the country while a further 1,527 are on Home Based Isolation and Care.

57 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 25 are on ventilatory support, 28 on supplemental oxygen while 4 patients are under observation.

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An additional 15 patients are on supplementary oxygen all of whom are in the general wards.

The distribution of cases by county; Nairobi 131, Kiambu 10, Machakos 4, Kajiado 2, Nyeri 2, Meru, Mombasa and Murang’a all recorded one case each.

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