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1,020 people have tested positive for the disease, from a sample size of 3,444 tested in the last 24 hours.

By Kamadi Amata

 

Today, 1,020 people have tested positive for the disease, from a
sample size of 3,444 tested in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate
is now at 29.6%. From the cases, 906 are Kenyans while 114 are
foreigners. 534 females and 486 are males. The youngest is a
one-year-old child while the oldest is 95 years. Total confirmed
positive cases are now 264,727 and cumulative tests so far
conducted are 2,933,764.

In terms of County distribution; Nairobi 669, Kiambu 122,
Kajiado 42, Kericho 36, Nakuru 18, Tharaka Nithi 17, Kwale 13,
Murang’a 12, Siaya 12, Meru 8, Laikipia 8, Homa Bay 7, Machakos
7, Kitui 7, Migori 7, Baringo 6, Kilifi 6, Garissa 4, Nyeri 3, Embu
3, Kakamega 3, Kisumu 2, Mombasa 2, Narok 2, Trans Nzoia 1,
Kisii 1, Turkana 1 and Makueni 1

 

Distribution of positive cases by age is as follows; 0-9 years (32),
10-19 years (82), 20-29 years (261), 30-39 (294), 40-49 (185),
50-59 (97), 60 years and above (69).
Today 19 patients have recovered from the disease, 14 from
various health facilities countrywide while 5 are from the HomeBased Isolation and Care program. Total recoveries now stand at
249,315 of whom 201,154 are from the Home-Based Care and
Isolation program, while 48,161 are from various health facilities
countrywide.
Today there is no death reported. Therefore, the cumulative
fatalities remain at 5,353.
Cumulative deaths by age; 0-9 years (58), 10-19 years (39), 20-
29 (144), 30-39 years (386), 40-49 years (621), 50-59 years
(998), 60 years and above (3,107).

A total of 288 patients are currently admitted in various health
facilities countrywide, while 5,631 are under the Home-Based
Isolation and Care program. 16 patients are in the Intensive Care
Unit (ICU), 9 of them on ventilatory support while 7 are on
supplemental oxygen.

Kamadi Amatahttps://mtaaniradio.or.ke
I am a digital content creator with niche in Health, politics, and Human Interest Features.
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