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103 test positive for Covid-19 in Kenya in the last 24 hours

Health & ScienceBy Jael Mboga | Wed,Nov 03 2021 17:34:15 UTC | 1 min read

Some 103 people have tested positive for Covid-19 from a sample size of 4,617 tested in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate is now at 2.2 per cent.

The statement from the Health ministry added that there are no deaths reported therefore the cumulative fatalities remain at 5,282.

From the cases, 96 are Kenyans except seven that are foreigners. Fifty-three are men and 50 are women.

Covid 19 Time Series

 

The youngest is a three-year-old child while the oldest is 97 years.

Total confirmed positive cases are now 253,512 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 2,718,872. 

Today 68 patients recovered from the disease with 61 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care programme, while seven are from various health facilities countrywide.

The total recoveries now stand at 247,025 of whom 199,548 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation programme, while 47,477 are from various health facilities countrywide.

A total of 444 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 1,175 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care programme.

Twenty-six patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 12 of whom are on ventilatory support and 14 on supplemental oxygen. No patient is under observation.

Another 130 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with 129 of them in the general wards. One patient is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

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