Kenya’s Covid-19 Deaths Hit 1,582

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Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe addressing the media.
  • Kenya has recorded 673 additional Covid-19 cases from a sample size of 8,230 tested in the last 24 hours. The cumulative tests are now at 960,364.

    According to a statement from Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, on Friday, December 11, the country’s total cases stood at 90,978. 

    From the new cases, 645 are Kenyans while 28 are foreigners. In terms of gender, 397 are males and 276 females. 

    Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe addressing the media.
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    The youngest is a five-month-old baby, while the oldest is 86.

    325 more patients have recovered from the disease, 258 from the Home – Based Care Program, while 67 have been discharged from various hospitals. Total recoveries now stand at 71,579.

    Unfortunately, 14 patients have succumbed to the disease bringing the cumulative fatalities to 1,582.

    Currently, there are 992 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide and 7,887 on Home Based Isolation and Care.

    45 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 26 of whom are on ventilatory support, and 18 on supplemental oxygen. 1 is on observation.

    Another 52 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen out of whom 44 are in the general wards. Eight are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

    Distribution of the cases by Counties is as follows;

    Nairobi leads with 211, Nakuru 113, Kilifi 61, Busia 41, Migori 34, Bungoma 33, Mombasa 32, Kiambu 21, Kakamega 17, Nyeri 17, Nyamira 15, Meru 12, Kirinyaga 12, Kisumu 7, Kajiado 6, Lamu 5, Homa Bay 4, Taita Taveta 4, Laikipia 3, Machakos 3, Samburu 3, Turkana 3, Kericho 2, Kwale 2, Nyandarua 2, Garissa 2, Murang’a 2, Embu 1, Kisii 1, Makueni 1, Uasin Gishu 1, Baringo 1 and Siaya 1.

  • Source: KENYAGIST.COM

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