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Kenya registers 8 new COVID-19 deaths bringing the cumulative fatalities to 1,702

Kenya registers 8 new COVID-19 deaths bringing the cumulative fatalities to 1,702

The Ministry of Health, Kenya also confirms 335 people have tested positive for the virus, from a sample size of 5,424 tested in the last 24 hours, bringing to 97,733 the number of confirmed positive cases in the country. The cumulative tests are now 1,075,673.

A statement from the Ministry adds that 340 patients have recovered from the disease, 261 being from the Home-Based Care Program, while 79 have been discharged from various hospitals. The total recoveries now stand at 80,306.

Currently, there are 536 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide and 2,498 on Home Based Isolation and Care.  29 patients are in Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 18 of whom are on ventilatory support and 9 on supplemental oxygen. 2 are on observation.

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