Today, 113 people have tested positive for the coronavirus disease, from a sample size of 2,680 tested in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate is now at 4.2%. Total confirmed positive cases are now 246,643 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 2,500,729.
At the same time 6 patients have succumbed to the coronavirus disease; one occurred in the last 24 hours while 5 are late deaths reported after conducting facility record audits in September 2021. This now pushes the cumulative fatalities to 4,995
655 patients have recovered from Covid-19 with 465 from the Home-Based Isolation & Care program & 190 from various health facilities. Total recoveries now stand at 237,950; 192,448 are from the Home-Based Care & Isolation program, while 45,502 are from various health facilities..
1,410 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 3,107 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program. 105 patients are in the ICU, 73 of whom are on ventilatory support and 27 on supplemental oxygen. 5 patients are under observation.
478 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with 445 of them in general wards and 33 in High Dependency Units (HDU).
County distribution; Nairobi 60, Garissa 9, Kiambu 8, Meru 8, Kajiado 5, Kitui 5, Nakuru 4, West Pokot 4, Marsabit 2, Tharaka Nithi 2, Embu 1, Kericho 1, Kwale 1, Laikipia 1, Machakos 1 and Murang’a 1.
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