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Kenya Announces 382 Covid-19 Cases In 24 Hours

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Kenya has announced 382 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours after 3,719 samples were tested. The country’s caseload is now at 168,925.

The country’s positivity rate is now at 10.3% with the cumulative tests so far conducted now at 1,787,093.

Sadly, 14 deaths have been recorded bringing the country’s death toll to 3,087.

Read: Kenya Records 573 Covid-19 Cases, 6 Deaths In 24 Hours

Also, 1,134 patients have recovered from the virus bringing the cumulative recoveries in the country to 115,813. Of the recoveries, 875 were from home-based care while 259 from various hospital facilities across the country.

1,079 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities, while 4,756 patients are on Home Based Isolation and Care.

113 patients are in the ICU, 24 of whom are on ventilatory support and 65 on supplemental oxygen. 24 patients are under observation.

Read Also: Kenya’s Covid-19 Positivity Rate Now at 7.4% as 324 New Cases Recorded

Another 98 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with 91 of them in general wards and 7 in High Dependency Units.

County distribution is as follows: Kisumu 110, Kericho 37, Siaya 33, Nairobi 31, Busia 28, Mombasa 20, Kitui 19, Nakuru 19, Uasin Gishu 14, Homa Bay 14, Nyamira 10, Garissa 10, Makueni 7, Vihiga 5, Bomet 3, Machakos 3, Kakamega 3, Kiambu 2, Murang’a 2, Nyandarua 2, Meru 2, Elgeyo Marakwet 1, Embu 1, Kajiado 1, Kilifi 1, Laikipia 1, Migori 1, Nandi 1 and Turkana 1.

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Written by Mercy Auma

Passionate about human interest stories and politics. Email news@kahawatungu.com

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