COVID-19 UPDATE

Four more deaths as 345 new virus cases recorded

143 more patients have recovered.

In Summary

•Kagwe said that there are 378 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 1,494 patients are on the home-based care programme.

•A total of 58 patients are in ICU, out of which 23 are on ventilatory support.

Health CAS Rashid Aman
Health CAS Rashid Aman
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Kenya on Tuesday recorded 345 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the country's case load to 106,470, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has said.

The CS in a statement confirmed that this was from a sample size of 5,550. The cumulative tests stand at 1,306,601

The country's fatalities have risen to 1,863 after another four patients succumbed to the disease.

Kagwe said that there are 378 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 1,494 patients are on the home-based care programme.

A total of 58 patients are in ICU, out of which 23 are on ventilatory support.

Also, 14 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen in general wards.

Meanwhile, 143 patients have recovered from the disease out of which 121 were from the home based care program while 22 were discharged from various health facilities.

Kenya's recoveries now stand at 86,860.

From the new cases reported on Tuesday, 294 are Kenyans while 51 are foreigners.

In terms of gender, 205 are males while 140 are females and the youngest is a two -month-old child and the oldest is 93.