The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Kenya now stands at 103,014 from a cumulative test of 1,243,431 conducted since March. Of the new cases, 119 are Kenyans while 28 are foreigners with 75 being male while 72 females were confirmed to have contracted the virus.
242 patients have recovered from the disease, 151 from the Home-Based Care Program, while 91 have been discharged from various hospitals. The total number of recoveries now stands at 85,250. No death has been recorded as a result of the virus in past 24 hours. The total number of fatalities due to Covid-19 remains at 1,795.
A total of 254 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities across the country while another 1,227 are on Home Based Isolation and Care. According to Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe, 34 patients are in Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 15 are on ventilatory support and 127on supplemental oxygen with two patients on observation.
A further 8 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen and are admitted in the general wards.
In other news – Oparanya militia terrorizing Matungu residents – Musalia Mudavadi
Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader Musalia Mudavadi says it is the high time governor Wycliffe Oparanya is cited by the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) for promoting violence and for gross misuse of Kakamega County resources in Matungu by-election campaigns.
In a statement Sunday by his spokesperson Kibisu Kabatesi, Mudavadi says it has been known initially that the governor was diverting public funds to bribe voters in Matungu. Learn more