COVID STATS

74 in ICU as Kenya loses three more to Covid

53 patients recover.

In Summary

•Kagwe said that there are 532 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 1,498 patients are on the home-based care programme.

•Also, 23 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen in general wards.

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

Kenya on Monday recorded 337 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the country's case load to 109,164, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has said.

The CS in a statement confirmed that this was from a sample size of 2,924 recording a positivity rate of 11.5 per cent.

The cumulative tests stand at 1,336,614.

The country's fatalities have risen to 1,879 after another three patents succumbed to the disease.

Kagwe said that there are 532 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 1,498 patients are on the home-based care programme.

A total of 74 patients are in ICU, out of which 23 are on ventilatory support.

Also, 23 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen in general wards.

Meanwhile, 53 patients have recovered from the disease out of which 32 were from the Homebased care program while 21 were discharged from various health facilities.

Kenya's recoveries now stand at 87,623.

From the new cases reported on Monday, 311 are Kenyans while 26 are foreigners.

In terms of gender, 198 are males while 139 are females and the youngest in a one-month-old child and the oldest is 85.

Nairobi has 267 cases, Kiambu 27, Kajiado 6, Mombasa 5, Nyeri 5, Laikipia 4, Nakuru 4, Machakos 4, Kisii 2, Vihiga 2, Uasin Gishu 2, Makueni 2, Meru 1, Murang’a 1, Siaya 1, Kisumu 1, Garissa 1, Kilifi 1 and Isiolo 1.