COVID-19 STATS

56 patients recover as 75 more test positive for the virus

Kenya's fatalities remain 1,795 as no death was reported.

In Summary

•A total of 33 patients are in ICU, out of which 14 are on ventilatory support.

•Also, eight patients are separately on supplementary oxygen in general wards.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe at the launch of official sensitization of blood donation drive which will accumulate during valentine period at Kenya National blood transfusion centre, Nairobi on February 10th 2021./DOUGLAS OKIDDY
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe at the launch of official sensitization of blood donation drive which will accumulate during valentine period at Kenya National blood transfusion centre, Nairobi on February 10th 2021./DOUGLAS OKIDDY

Kenya on Sunday recorded 75 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the country's caseload to 102,867, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has said.

The CS in a statement confirmed that this was from a sample size of 3,025 with a  positivity rate of 2.4 per cent.

The cumulative tests stand at 1,241,368.

The country's fatalities remain 1,795 as no death was reported within the same period.

Kagwe said that there are 347 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 1,275 patients are on the home-based care programme.

A total of 33 patients are in ICU, out of which 14 are on ventilatory support.

Also, eight patients are separately on supplementary oxygen in general wards.

Meanwhile, 56 patients have recovered from the disease out of which 37 were from the Homebased care program while 19 were discharged from various health facilities.

Kenya's recoveries now stand at 85,008.

From the new cases reported on Sunday, 62  are Kenyans while 13 are foreigners.

In terms of gender, 48 are males while 27 are females and the youngest in a five-year-old child and the oldest is 89.

The cases are distributed in Nairobi 51, Kiambu 6, Busia 4, Uasin Gishu 2, Mombasa 2, Nyeri, Garissa, Homabay, Kirinyaga, Meru, Murang'a, Nakuru, Nyandarua and Trans Nzoia had single cases each.