The country’s COVID-19 positive cases has risen to 94, 614 after 114 people have tested positive for the virus, from a sample size of 2,507 in the last 24 hours.
The Ministry of Health has announced that 325 patients have recovered from the disease, 256 being from the Home-Based Care Program, while 69 have been discharged from various hospitals.
The total recoveries now stand at 76,060.
“Currently there are 850 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide and 5,873 on Home Based Isolation and Care. 46 patients are in Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 24 of whom are on ventilatory support, and 19 on supplemental oxygen. 3 are on observation.” said the ministry.
The ministry has also noted that another 26 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen, out of whom 22 are in the general wards and 4 are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).
However, five more patients have succumbed to the disease bringing the cumulative fatalities to 1,644.
Distribution across the counties are as follows: Nairobi 68, Kiambu 6, Machakos 5, Mombasa 4, Busia 4, Nyeri 4, Kajiado 4, Bungoma 2, Meru 2, Kisumu 2.
Garissa, Kisii, Nakuru, Marsabit, Uasin Gishu, Kilifi, Nyandarua, Murang’a, Kericho, Vihiga, Taita Taveta, Isiolo and Embu recorded one case each.
The Ministry of Health thanked all those health workers who have continued to render their services and chose not to strike.
“As we continue to fight Covid-19 pandemic, we thank all those health workers who have continued to render their services and chosen not to punish or abandon their compatriots at their hour of need.” he concluded