COVID-19 UPDATE

Kenya records 11 deaths, 341 new virus cases

104 patients are in ICU.

In Summary

•The country's fatalities have risen to 3,108 after another 11 patients succumbed to the disease.

•Kagwe said that there are 1,067 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 4,680 patients are on the home-based care programme.

Health Cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe doing the daily the Covid 19 media briefing at Afya house on May.27th.2021/EZEKIEL AMING'A
Health Cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe doing the daily the Covid 19 media briefing at Afya house on May.27th.2021/EZEKIEL AMING'A

Kenya on Thursday recorded 341 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the country's case load to 169,697, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has said.

The CS in a statement confirmed that this was from a sample size of 3,646 recording a positivity rate of 9.4 per cent.

The cumulative tests stand at 1,796,585.

The country's fatalities have risen to 3,108 after another 11 patients succumbed to the disease.

Kagwe said that there are 1,067 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 4,680 patients are on the home-based care programme.

A total of 104 patients are in ICU, out of which 20 are on ventilatory support.

Also, 89 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen, out of which 82  are in general wards and seven in the HDU.

Meanwhile, 144 patients have recovered from the disease out of which 96 were from the Homebased care program while 48 were discharged from various health facilities.

Kenya's recoveries now stand at 115,988.

The CS said 963,241 people have so far been vaccinated countrywide.

Health Cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe doing the daily the Covid 19 media briefing at Afya house on May.27th.2021/EZEKIEL AMING'A
Health Cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe doing the daily the Covid 19 media briefing at Afya house on May.27th.2021/EZEKIEL AMING'A
Health Cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe doing the daily the Covid 19 media briefing at Afya house on May.27th.2021/EZEKIEL AMING'A
Health Cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe doing the daily the Covid 19 media briefing at Afya house on May.27th.2021/EZEKIEL AMING'A