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COVID-19 UPDATES: 129 Test Postive, 3 Succumb To The Virus

Job Maangi

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Photo: Dr Mercy Mwangangi

Today 129 people have tested positive to the disease, out of a sample size of 4,797 tested in the last 24 hours. The total confirmed positive cases are now 101,819.

The cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,214,742. From the cases 96 are Kenyans while 33 are foreigners.

Nairobi has 87, Uasin Gishu 12, Kiambu 11, Machakos 4, Kisumu 3, Isiolo 2, Kajiado 2, Laikipia 2, Bungoma 1, Kericho 1, Kilifi 1, Meru 1, Mombasa 1 and Nyamira 1.

59 patients have recovered from the disease. 25 from various health facilities while 34 are from the Home-Based Isolation and Care. Total recoveries now stand at 84,361.

Unfortunately, 3 patients have succumbed to the virus pushing our cumulative fatalities to 1,779.

There are 391 patients currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,378 are on Home Based Isolation and Care. 37 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 15 of whom are on ventilatory support and 18 on supplemental oxygen with 4 on observation.

Another 13 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with all of them in the general wards.

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