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Kenya records 633 new Covid-19 cases

By VINCENT KEJITAN | Sat,Mar 06 2021 19:43:22 EAT


Health CS Mutahi Kagwe [Jonah Onyango, Standard]

The Ministry of Health on Saturday announced 633 new cases of Covid-19 from a sample size of 5,193 tested in the last 24 hours.

The confirmed positive cases now stand at 108,362 from 1,327,999 cumulative tests.

Nairobi recorded 430 cases, Kiambu 58, Nakuru 44, Kajiado 19, Migori 17, Uasin Gishu 14, Mombasa 7, Machakos 7, Trans Nzoia 5, Kisumu 4, Kilifi 3, Kakamega 3, Makueni 3, Bungoma 2, Kitui 2, Narok 2, Nyandarua 2, Nyeri 1, Siaya 1, Taita Taveta 1, Turkana 1, Homa Bay 1, Laikipia 1, Lamu 1, Meru 1, Murang’a 1, Kericho 1 and Kisii 1.

Covid 19 Time Series


On a positive note, 374 patients have recovered from the disease, 328 from Home Based Isolation and Care while 46 are from various health facilities.

The total recoveries now stand at 87,550.

Sadly, one patient succumbed to the virus, pushing cumulative fatalities to 1,874.

Currently, 483 patients are admitted to various health facilities while 1,389 patients are on Home Based Isolation and Care.

69 patients are in ICU, 26 of whom are on ventilator support and 33 on supplemental oxygen.

10 patients are on observation while 18 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen in general wards.

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