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Kenya records 186 New Coronavirus Cases in 24 hours

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Kenya has recorded 186 Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours raising the total caseload to 99,630. Unfortunately, 3 fatalities were recorded in the last 24 hours. The death toll now stands at 1,739.

In a statement on Thursday, January 21, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced that 8,049 samples had been tested over the period. The country has so far conducted 1,142,543 Covid-19 tests.

Of the positive cases, 112 are male and 74 are female. The youngest is a two-year-old child while the oldest is 85.

75 patients have recovered from the disease, 34 being from the Home-Based Care Program, while 41 have been discharged from various hospitals. The total recoveries now stand at 82,729.

Currently, there are 674 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide and 1,543 on Home Based Isolation and Care.

33 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 16 of whom are on ventilatory support, and 15 on supplemental oxygen. Two are on observation.

Another 12 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 11 of them in the general wards.

There is one patient in the High Dependency Unit (HDU)

In terms of Sub County distribution ; the 95 cases in Nairobi are from Lang’ata (19), Dagoretti North (15), Westlands (9), Kibra (8), Embakasi Central (7), Kasarani, Ruaraka and Starehe (5) cases each , Dagoretti South, Embakasi East and Embakasi South (4) cases each, Embakasi West (3), Embakasi North and Mathare (2) cases each, Kamukunji, Makadara, and Roysambu (1) case each.

In Mombasa, the 23 cases are from Mvita (17), Likoni (2), Changamwe, Jomvu, Kisauni and Nyali (1) case each. In Busia, the 17 cases are from Matayos (11), Teso South (5) and Teso North (1).

In Kiambu, the 10 cases are from Kiambu Town (4), Gatundu South, Githunguri, Kabete, Kiambaa, Ruiru and Thika (1) case each. In Isiolo, all the 6 cases are from Isiolo Town. In Kwale, the 6 cases are from Lungalunga (5) and Msambweni (1).

In Nakuru, the 5 cases are from Nakuru East (4) and Njoro (1). In Uasin Gishu, the 5 cases are from Ainabkoi (4) and Turbo (1).