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Zero Deaths As Kenya’s COVID-19 Caseload Surpasses 100,000

Mutahi Kagwe
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe (Courtesy)

Kenya has announced 69 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours after 2,814 samples were tested. The country’s caseload is now at 100,052.

The cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,158,920. Of the cases, 56 are Kenyans while 17 are foreigners. 52 are males while 17 are females. The youngest is a 12-year-old child while the oldest is 99.

On a better note, no deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours. The death toll still stands at 1,744.

Consequently, 449 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours bringing the tally for recoveries in the country to 83,418. 269 from our various facilities while 180 are from the Home-Based Isolation and Care.

Read: 129 People Test Positive For COVID-19 In 24 Hours

506 patients admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 1,469 are on Home Based Isolation and Care. 25 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 13 of whom are on ventilatory support and 11 on supplemental oxygen. 1 patient is under observation.

17 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 10 of them in the general wards. 7 patients are in the High Dependency Unit.

County distribution is as follows:  Nairobi 49, Kitui 9, Mombasa 2, Machakos 1, Busia 1, Garissa 1, Kajiado 1, Kisumu 1, Kwale 1, Meru 1, Trans Nzoia 1, and Uasin Gishu 1.

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Written by Mercy Auma

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

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