Kenya has recorded 271 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours as the country’s total caseload rises to 97,398.
In a press statement on Wednesday, January 6, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced that 5,830 samples had been tested in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate remains at a relative low of 4.64 percent.
The country has so far conducted 1,070,249 Covid-19 tests.
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Of the positive cases, 143 are males and 128 are female. A one-year old infant turns the youngest case and the oldest aged 68 years. 261 are Kenyans while 10 are foreigners.
At the same time, 609 patients have recovered with 502 discharged from the home-based care program and 107 from the hospital around the country bringing the total number of recoveries to 79,966.
Regrettably, 4 patients succumbed to the disease bringing the total numbers of death to 1,694.
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Currently, there are 588 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide and 2,708 on Home Based Isolation and Care.
Another 16 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen, 15 of whom are in general wards while 1 is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).
27 patients are in Intensive Care Units (ICU), 16 of whom are on ventilatory support and 9 on supplemental oxygen while 2 are on observation.
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In addition on 5, January 2021 Kenya had registered high cases.
Kenya has recorded 219 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours as the country’s total caseload rises to 97,127.
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In a press statement on Tuesday, January 5, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced that 5,413 samples testing took the last 24 hours. The country has so far conducted 1,064,419 Covid-19 tests.
Of the positive cases, 136 are males and 83 are female. A two-months-old infant turns the youngest case and the oldest aged 90 years.
Date 5th and 6th relates in that the number of the dead are four