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Kenya Records 174 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

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Kenya has recorded 174 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours from 2,848 samples. The country’s caseload is now at 103,188.

The cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,246,279.

On a sad note, two more patients have succumbed to the virus. The country’s death toll has risen to 1,797.

86 more patients have recovered, 65 at home and 21 in hospital, raising the tally for recoveries to 85,336.

Read: Kenya Records 147 New COVID-19 Cases, Zero Deaths In 24 Hours

258 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 1,190 patients are on Home Based Isolation and Care.

37 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit, 15 of whom are on ventilatory support and 17 on supplemental oxygen. 5 patients are on observation.

Another 11 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with all of them in the general wards.

County distribution is as follows: Nairobi 24, Nakuru 10, Mombasa 9, Kiambu 7, Kilifi 4, Uasin Gishu 4, Murang’a 3, Machakos 3, Embu 2, Kajiado 2, Kirinyaga 1, Makueni 1, Migori 1, Taita Taveta 1, Elgeyo Marakwet 1 and Wajir 1.

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Written by Mercy Auma

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

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