Thursday 8th April 2021, 1, 698 patients tested positive of covid-19 from a sample test size 11, 352. This reflects a positivity rate of 14.9% . Kenyans were 1, 591 while 107 were foreigners. 926 patients were male while females were 772. The youngest patient was a 17 day old infant while the oldest was 100 year old. Total confirmed positive cases now stands at 143, 063 and the cumulative test so far conducted is 1, 542, 088.
456 recovers from the disease, 267 obtained from Home based and isolation care while 189 from various health facilities.Total recoveries adds to 97, 650. Unfortunately, 16 deaths reported, one being of last 24 hours, one from last one month and 14 from the facility record audit on diverse deaths. Total fatalities sums to 2, 292.
Currently admitted patients in various health facilities are 1, 620. In Home Based and Isolation Care are 4, 247. Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are 235 patients of whom 48 in Ventilatory Support and 155 in Supplementary Oxygen. 32 patients are under observation.
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