130 new cases as 66 recover from Covid-19

In Summary

• This now brings the total number of cases to 100,323, with the cumulative tests standing at 1,167,409.

• Of these cases, 115 are Kenyans while 15 are foreigners and gender wise, 88 are males while 42 are females.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe during the Covid-19 presser at Afya House on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe during the Covid-19 presser at Afya House on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.
Image: EZEKIEL AMING'A

Kenya on Wednesday recorded 130 new Covid-19 cases, from a sample size of 4,918 tested in the last 24 hours.

This now brings the total number of cases to 100,323, with the cumulative tests standing at 1,167,409.

Of these cases, 115 are Kenyans while 15 are foreigners and gender wise, 88 are males while 42 are females.

Age wise the youngest is a four-month-old infant while the oldest is 88.

In terms of recoveries, the country has witnessed 66 recoveries, with 42 from the home based isolation and care while 24 are from various facilities.

This now brings the total number of recoveries to 83,691.

One patient has succumbed to the disease, bringing the total number of deaths to 1,751.

There are 489 patients currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,353 are on home based isolation and care.

Twenty-eight patients are in ICU, 14 of whom are on ventilatory support and 13 on supplemental oxygen. One patient is under observation.

Another 17 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 12 of them in the general wards and five in the High Dependency Unit.

Distribution of the cases according to counties is as follows; Nairobi 66, Taita Taveta 18, Mombasa nine, Nakuru and Narok have six cases each, Siaya, Uasin Gishu, Kiambu and Kisii have four cases each while Kilifi has two cases.

As for Kisumu, Bungoma, Busia, Kajiado, Kakamega, Nyamira and Nyandarua, they all have one case each.