Kenya’s COVID-19 cases hit 100,052

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Coronavirus test. [Photo courtesy]

Another 69 people tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 100,052.

The Ministry of Health tested 2,814 samples in the last 24 hours. The cumulative tests conducted so far are 1,158,920.

Out of the positive 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 years.

On Monday, 449 patients were discharged, 269 who were from various health facilities across the country while 180 are from the Home – Based Isolation and Care programme.

The total recoveries now stand at 83,418.

Gladly, no patient succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours. The death toll remains at 1,744.

However, a total of 506 patients are admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,469 are on Home Based Isolation and Care.

Another 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.

Another 17 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 10 of them in the general wards across the country. Seven patients are in the High
Dependency Unit.

Nairobi had 49 caes, 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.