COVID-19: Kenya records 84 infections, 37 recoveries, zero deaths
The Ministry of Health on Thursday announced that 84 people contracted COVID-19 from a sample size of 730 tested in the last 24 hours.
The ministry, in a statement to newsrooms, said 41 of these are male while 43 are female, adding that the youngest is aged 1 year and the oldest is 84 years old.
Total confirmed positive cases are now 341,319 with cumulative tests so far conducted standing at 3,938,488.
The cases were recorded across various counties, 38 of them in Nairobi, Kericho 14, Kisumu 11, Trans Nzoia 4, Lamu 3, Kiambu 3, Embu 2, Isiolo 2, Kilifi 2, Uasin Gishu 2, Meru, Migori and Siaya have only 1 case.
“37 patients have recovered from the disease, 22 from the Home based Care and Isolation program while 15 are from various health facilities countrywide. This pushes the total recoveries to 334,790,” Health Cabinet Secretary Wafula Nakhumicha said in the statement.
CS Nakhumicha further added that no fatalities were recorded during the period under review, hence cumulative fatalities remain at 5,684.
“There are 29 patients currently admitted in our health facilities, while 851 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program. 3 other patients are on supplemental oxygen, all of them are in the General ward,” noted the CS.
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