COVID-19 STATS

Kenya loses three more to Covid as 152 test positive

57 patients in ICU.

In Summary

•The country's fatalities have risen to 1,859.

•Meanwhile, 39 patients have recovered from the disease out of which 23 were from the Homebased care program while 16 were discharged from various health facilities.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDI

Kenya on Monday recorded 152 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the country's case load to 106,125, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has said.

The CS in a statement confirmed that this was from a sample size of 2,213 recording a positivity rate of 6.8 per cent.

The cumulative tests stand at 1,301,051.

The country's fatalities have risen to 1,859 after another three patients succumbed to the disease.

Kagwe said that there are 357 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 1,527 patients are on the home-based care programme.

A total of 57 patients are in ICU, out of which 25 are on ventilatory support.

Also, 15 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen in general wards.

Meanwhile, 39 patients have recovered from the disease out of which 23 were from the Homebased care program while 16 were discharged from various health facilities.

Kenya's recoveries now stand at 86,717.

From the new cases reported on Monday, 144 are Kenyans while eight are foreigners.

In terms of gender, 83 are males while 69 are females with age ranging from seven to 79 years.

Nairobi has 131 cases, Kiambu 10, Machakos 4, Kajiado 2, Nyeri 2, Mer, Mombasa and Murang'a has single cases each.