Covid-19: 271 new cases confirmed, 609 recoveries, 4 fatalities

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271 new infections have been confirmed by the Health Ministry

Kenya ahs confirmed 271 new Coronavirus cases, from a sample size of 5,830 tested in the last 24 hours, bringing to 97,398 the total number of confirmed cases. The cumulative tests conducted are 1,070,249.

609 patients have recovered from the disease, 502 from the home based care and 107 from different health facilities countrywide. The total recoveries now stand at 79,966. However, 4 patients have succumbed to the disease, taking the fatalities to 1,694.

There are currently 588 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide and 2,708 on home based care. 27 patients are in Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 16 of whom are on ventilatory support and 9 on supplemental oxygen while 2 are on observation.

The distribution of cases by Counties is as follows; Nairobi 117, Meru 44, Bungoma 21, Machakos 15, Kilifi 12, Busia 11, Nakuru 10, Mombasa 9, Kisumu 8, Homabay 5, Kiambu 5, Embu 4, Kajiado and Kisii 3 cases each, Kwale, Lamu, Migori, and Siaya 1 case each.