COVID-19 STATS

Kenya records 153 new virus cases as 54 more recover

27 patients are in ICU.

In Summary

•There were no reported deaths and therefore the country's fatalities remain at 1,766.

•Kagwe said that there are 471 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 1,471 patients are on the home-based care programme.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe at Afya House on May 27, 2020.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe at Afya House on May 27, 2020.
Image: MAGDALINE SAYA

Kenya on Tuesday recorded 153 new cases of Covid-19 from a sample size of 3,922.

This brings the country's case load to 101,009, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has said.

The CS in a statement confirmed the cumulative tests done so far stand at 1,192,605.

There were no reported deaths and therefore the country's fatalities remain at 1,766.

Kagwe said that there are 471 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 1,471 patients are on the home-based care programme.

A total of 27 patients are in ICU, out of which 12 are on ventilatory support.

Also, 16 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen, out of which 12 are in general wards and four in the HDU.

Meanwhile, 54 patients have recovered from the disease out of which 35 were from the home-based care programme while 19 were discharged from various health facilities.

Kenya's recoveries now stand at 83,990.

From the new cases reported on Tuesday, 123 are Kenyans while 30 are foreigners.

In terms of gender, 91 are males while 62 are females and the youngest in a one-year-old child and the oldest is 80.

Nairobi leads with 93 cases, Mombasa 13, Kiambu 8, Nakuru 6, Turkana 5, Kajiado 3, Kisumu 3, Taita Taveta 3, Busia 2, Nandi 2, Trans Nzoia 2, Uasin Gishu 2, Kirinyaga 2, Elgeyo Marakwet 1, Embu 1, Kilifi 1, Machakos 1, Makueni 1, Meru 1, Murang’a 1, Samburu 1 and Siaya 1.