COVID-19 tally rises to 96,139 after 147 new cases are recorded

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Coronavirus test. [Photo courtesy]

Kenya’s COVID-19 tally rose to 96,139 in the last 24 hours after 147 new cases were recorded.

A total of 3,043 samples were tested in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative samples tested so far to 1,038,352.

Out of the new COVID-19 cases, 115 are male and 32 female while the youngest was a one-year-old child while the oldest was 92.

Total recoveries rose to 77,659 after 138 patients were discharged. Of the new recoveries, 126 were from home-based care programme while 12 were from various hospitals across the country.

Sadly, one more patient succumbed to the virus bringing the death toll to 1,665.

There are 670 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide and 3,368 on Home Based Isolation and Care. 

Another 31 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 17 of whom are on ventilatory support, and 12 on supplemental oxygen. 2 are on observation. 

Another 17 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen, out of whom 15 are in the general wards while two are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

Nairobi led with 47 cases, Mombasa 27, Makueni 14, Nakuru 12, Murang’a 12, Busia 10, Kiambu 5, Kirinyaga 3, Kisii 3, Kilifi 2, Kajiado 2, Kisumu 2, Kwale 2, Garissa 2, Nyandarua 1, Machakos 1, Turkana 1, Uasin Gishu 1.