Covid-19 Cases in Kenya Soar to 165537, 10 Deaths Reported

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe

Kenya has reported 72 new infections out of 2,056 samples tested in the past 24 hours, with the total number of confirmed cases now at 165,537.

Data released by the Ministry of Health also indicate that 262 more patients have recovered, 235 of them at home and 27 in hospital, raising the total to 113,874.

Death toll in Kenya has risen by 10 to 3,013.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe says 3 occurred over last month, 3 confirmed after audit of records.

Kenya’s total Covid-19 cases now stand at 165,537 with a positivity rate of 3.5%.

Distribution of cases by counties was:- Nairobi (28), Mombasa (22), Busia (9), Kilifi (3), Embu and Homa Bay 2 cases each, Kwale, Laikipia, Machakos, Nakuru, Nyeri and Kiambu 1 case each.

A total of 1,036 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide while 4,729 patients are on Home Based Isolation and Care.

One hundred and eight patients were reported to be in the Intensive care Unit (ICU), 23 of whom are on ventilatory support, 70 on supplemental oxygen and 15 on observation.

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