404 new COVID-19 cases recorded pushing tally to 92,459 in the past 24hrs in Kenya Kenya

Kenya on Tuesday recorded 404 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours as the total caseload rose to 92,459.

A total of 4,878 samples were tested in the last 24 hours bringing the total samples tested so far to 978,683.

Of the positive cases, 266 are male and 138 are female, while the youngest case is an eight-month-old child and the oldest is aged 79 years.

Another 527 patients recovered with 408 being discharged from the home-based care program and 119 from hospitals around the country bringing the total number of recoveries to 73,979.

Sadly, 11 patients succumbed to the disease bringing the total number of deaths to 1,604.

Currently, there are 871 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide and 6,284 on Home Based Isolation and Care.

Another 46 patients are in the ICU, 23 of whom are on ventilatory support, and 17 on supplemental oxygen. 6 are on observation.

Another 46 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen out of whom 35 are in the general wards. 11 are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

Nairobi led with 118 cases followed by Kilifi 110, Mombasa 66, Makueni 26, Nakuru 23, Kiambu 12, Kisumu 11, Turkana 9, Kwale 5, Nyeri 5, Siaya 4, Kajiado 4, Murang’a 3, Machakos 2, Meru 1, Kakamega 1, Kericho 1, Kirinyaga 1, Marsabit 1, and Lamu 1.