98 new cases as eight succumb to Covid-19

In Summary

• 86 are Kenyans while 12 are foreigners, with 82 being males and 16 females.

• 52 patients have recovered from the disease with 29 from various health facilities while 23 are from the home based program.

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

Kenya on Sunday recorded 98 new cases, from a sample size of 3,739 tested in the last 24 hours.

This brings the total number of cases to 100,773, with the cumulative tests standing at 1,186,951.

From the cases, 86 are Kenyans while 12 are foreigners, with 82 being males and 16 females.

Age wise, the youngest is a 10-year-old child while the oldest is 85 years old.

In terms of recoveries, 52 patients have recovered from the disease with 29 from various health facilities while 23 are from the home based program.

The total number of recoveries are now at 83,907.

Sadly, eight patients have succumbed to the disease raising the number of fatalities to 1,763.

There are 471 patients currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,408 are on home based isolation and care.

Twenty-five patients are in ICU, 14 of whom are on ventilatory support and 11 on supplemental oxygen.

Another 16 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 13 of them in the general wards and three in the High Dependency Unit.

In terms of county distribution, Nairobi has 86 cases, Meru, Mombasa and Nakuru with two cases each, while Busia, Kajiado, Kiambu, Kisumu, Machakos and Nyeri have one case each