COVID-19 UPDATE

Kenya records 12 new Covid-19 cases, 8 recoveries

The number of total recoveries is now at 318,042.

In Summary

• The total number of confirmed positive cases is at 323,818 out of a cumulative of 3,608,332.

• A total of four patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 123 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe at a past event.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe at a past event.
Image: FILE

Kenya has recorded 12 new cases of Covid-19 from a sample of 2,472 in the last 24 hours.

The positivity rate is at 0.5 per cent. 

The number of patients that recovered in the period of 24 hours is eight. All of them were in the Home-Based and Isolation Care Program.

The number of total recoveries is now at 318,042. Of whom 265,014 were in Home-Based Care and Isolation while 53,028 were in health facilities countrywide. 

According to a Thursday MoH statement, nine of the cases are Kenyans while three are foreigners. Of these, six are males and six are females.

The youngest patient is an eight year old child while the oldest is 61 years old.

The total number of confirmed positive cases is at 323,818 out of a cumulative of 3,608,332.

There were no deaths recorded. The cumulative number of deaths remains at 5,649. 

A total of four patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 123 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

One patient is on supplemental oxygen in the general wards.

There are no patients in the intensive care Unit (ICU) or in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).


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