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Kenya’s Covid-19 cases cross 100 000 mark

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Mutahi Kagwe

Kenya on Monday recorded 69 new Covid-19 cases from a sample size of 2,184 tested in the last 24 hours.

This now brings the total number of cases in the country to 100,052 with the cumulative tests standing at 1,158,920.

In terms of gender, 52 are males while 17 are females.

Age-wise, the youngest is a 12-year-old child while the oldest is 99.

Another 449 patients have recovered from the disease, 180 of whom are from the home-based care programme, while 269 recovered from different health facilities.

The country has recorded no deaths on Monday, with fatalities remaining at 1,744.

Currently, there are 506 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide while 1,469 are on home based isolation and care.

Twenty-five patients are in ICU, 13 of whom are on ventilatory support and one on supplemental oxygen. One patient is under observation.

Another 17 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 10 of them in the general wards. Seven patients are in the High Dependency Unit.

The distribution of cases in terms of counties is as follows; Nairobi 49, Kitui nine, Mombasa two, while Machakos, Busia, Garissa, Kajiado, Kisumu, Kwale, Meru, Trans Nzoia, and Uasin Gishu all have one case each.

-The Star

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