× Digital News Videos Health & Science Lifestyle Opinion Education Columnists Moi Cabinets Arts & Culture Fact Check Podcasts E-Paper Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman Health Magazine TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
×
Men
menu search
Standard Logo
Home / Health & Science

Kenya records 18 Covid deaths, 646 infections

HEALTH & SCIENCEBy BETTY NJERU | Fri,Jun 25 2021 18:33:59 EAT
By BETTY NJERU | Fri,Jun 25 2021 18:33:59 EAT

Eighteen patients have died of the coronavirus, in the latest statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe (pictured) says that one death was reported in the last 24 hours, while the other seventeen are late deaths reported after conducting facility record audits on diverse dates in the months of May and June.

Kenya’s Covid-19 death toll is now 3,556.

Covid 19 Time Series

 

The positivity rate also stands at 10.1 per cent after 646 people tested positive for the disease.

The CS said this stems from a 6,429 sample size conducted in the last 24 hours.

The country now has a total of 181,885 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 1,933,402 tests conducted since the onset of the disease last year.

Some 391 patients have recovered from the disease, “211 from the Home-Based and Isolation Care program while one hundred and eighty have been discharged from various health facilities.

There are now 123, 853 recoveries.

Kagwe added: “1,017 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, and 6,653 patients are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program. 102 patients are admitted in the ICU, thirty-three of whom are on ventilatory support and fifty-two on supplemental oxygen.”

The Ministry says it is observing some seventeen patients.

Related Topics

Share this story
.
RECOMMENDED