COVID 19 UPDATE

Kenya records 11 new cases of Covid, 5 recoveries

No death reported, hence, cumulative fatalities remain 5,649.

In Summary

• Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said that 10 of the cases are Kenyans and one is a foreigner.

• Total number of confirmed positive cases is 323,724 and the number of cumulative tests conducted so far is 3,590,760.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe
Image: CHARLENE MALWA/ FILE

Kenya has recorded 11 new cases of Covid-19 from a sample size of 2,028 collected in the last 24 hours.

The positivity rate is at 0.5 per cent.

In a statement on Wednesday, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said that 10 of the cases are Kenyans, and one is a foreigner.

The number includes seven females, and four males.

The youngest patient is a 25-year-old while the oldest is 68 years old.

The total number of confirmed positive cases is 323,724 and the number of cumulative tests conducted so far is 3,590,760.

The CS said that five patients have recovered from the disease all of them from the Home Based and Isolation Care Program.

This pushes the total recoveries to 317,928 of whom 264,901 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program while 53,027 are from various health facilities countrywide.

No patient has succumbed to the disease, therefore, the cumulative fatalities remain 5,649.

A total of two patients are currently admitted in various health facilities across the country, while 144 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

One patient is on supplemental oxygen and is in the general ward.

No patient is in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or in High Dependency Unit (HDU).

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