Kenya has today recorded 191 Covid-19 recoveries. 166 from the Home-Care program and 25 from different hospitals. The total number of recoveries now stands at 88,596.
However, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe says 731 new cases were recorded out of a sample size of 4,513. The total number now stands at 113,967. 691 are Kenyans while 40 are foreigners with 436 being males and 295 being females.
The youngest case is a one year old baby with the oldest being 84 years of age. 678 patients are currently admitted in various facilities across the country. Those on home based isolation and care are 2,129 patients.
According to data by the Ministry of Health, 109 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 23 of whom are on ventilatory support, 72 on supplemental oxygen and 14 others are on observation. In general wards, another 24 are on supplementary oxygen.
Nairobi is leading with 541 new cases followed by Tharaka Nithi which has recorded 42 cases, followed by Machokos with 39, Kiambu with 26 Kajiado and Mombasa with 18 each and nine in Meru.
Others are; Nyeri and Makueni have five cases each, Nakuru four, Garissa three, Kilifi, Murang’a, Narok, Nyamira, Trans Nzoia and Uasin Gishu have two cases each, whereas Kisumu, Mandera, Migori, Nyandarua, Kirinyaga, Bomet and Wajir have one case each.
Sadly, 5 patients have succumbed, pushing the country’s cumulative fatalities to 1,918.