304 patients recover as 19 succumb to Covid-19

In Summary

• From the cases 437 are Kenyans while 32 are foreigners while 300 are males and 169 are females. 

• Age wise, the youngest is a six-month-old-infant while the oldest is 91 years.

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

Kenya on Sunday recorded 469 new Covid-19 cases, from a sample size of 4,194 tested in the last 24 hours. Our positivity rate is at 11.2%.

This now brings the total confirmed positive cases to 156,318 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,645,209.

From the cases 437 are Kenyans while 32 are foreigners while 300 are males and 169 are females.

Age wise, the youngest is a six-month-old-infant while the oldest is 91 years.

In terms of recoveries, 304 patients have recovered from the disease, with 187 from from Home Based and Isolation Care while 117 are from various health facilities countrywide.

The total number of recoveries now stand at 106,588 of which 77,604 are from Home Based Care and Isolation and 28,984 are from various health facilities.

On a sad note, 19 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, with one having occurred in the last 24hrs, 10 on diverse dates within the last one month, while eight are late deaths reported after conducting facility record audits.

This now pushes cumulative fatalities to 2,622.

A total of 1,443 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 6,872 patients are on Home Based Isolation and Care.

207 patients are in the ICU, 43 of whom are on ventilatory support & 133 on supplemental oxygen. 31 patients are on observation.

Another 176 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 163 of them in general wards and 13 in High Dependency Units (HDU).

Distribution of the cases according to counties is as follows; Nairobi 137, Mombasa 73, Kilifi 36, Meru 27, Bungoma 26, Kiambu 24, Uasin Gishu 20, Busia 19, Embu 16, Nyeri 15, Nakuru and Kitui 10.

Kwale and Taita Taveta nine cases each, Kajiado six, Muranga, Elgeyo Marakwet and Homa Bay have four each 4, Isiolo, Kakamega and Laikipia with two each while Machakos and Kisii have three cases each.