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Kenya Records Highest Ever Daily Covid-19 Cases

The Ministry of Health has announced that 1,068 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours from a sample size of 7,556, a 14 % positivity rate.

According to a statement sent by Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, the total count now stands at 47,212. 

From the cases, 1,044 are Kenyans and 24 are foreigners. 

Unfortunately, 12 patients have succumbed to the disease bringing the fatality to 870. 

Kenya recorded 290 recoveries, 235 being from the home-base care program while 55 were from various hospitals. 

Currently, there are 27 patients in the ICU while 45 are on supplementary oxygen, 27 on ventilatory support while 12 are in the high dependency unit. 

A total of 1,121 patients are admitted to various hospitals while 3,112 are in home-based isolation and care. 

Of the new cases, 666 are male while 402 are females. 

The youngest is a 6-month-old baby while the oldest is 96 years. 

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