Covid-19 cases cross 100,000 mark

In Summary

• The total number of cases in the country are now at 100,052 with the cumulative tests standing at 1,158,920.

• From these cases, 56 are Kenyans while 17 are foreigners and in terms of gender, 52 are males while 17 are females.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe
Image: MAGDALINE SAYA

Kenya on Monday recorded 69 new Covid-19 cases from a sample size of 2,184 tested in the last 24 hours.

This now brings the total number of cases in the country to 100,052 with the cumulative tests standing at 1,158,920.

From the cases, 59 are Kenyans while 13 are foreigners and in terms of gender, 52 are males while 17 are females.

Age wise, the youngest is a 12-year-old child while the oldest is 99.

Another 449 patients have recovered from the disease, 180 of whom are form the home-based care programme, while 269 recovered from different health facilities.

The country has recorded no deaths on Monday, with fatalities remaining at 1,744.

Currently there are 506 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide while 1,469 are on home based isolation and care.

Twenty-five patients are in ICU, 13 of whom are on ventilatory support and one on supplemental oxygen. One patient is under observation.

Another 17 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 10 of them in the general wards. Seven patients are in the High Dependency Unit.

Distribution of cases in terms of counties is as follows; Nairobi 49, Kitui nine, Mombasa two, while Machakos, Busia, Garissa, Kajiado, Kisumu, Kwale, Meru, Trans Nzoia and Uasin Gishu all have one case each.