390 Test Positive as Cases Top 94,151

  • Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe addressing the media on November 26, 2020
    Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe addressing the media on November 26, 2020
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  • A total of 390 people have tested positive from a sample size¬†of 6277 over the last 24 hours taking the country's total Covid-19 tally to 94,151.

    A report released by the Ministry of Health on Saturday, December 19, 2020, indicated that 285 patients have been discharged raising the number of recoveries to 75,559.

    242 patients were discharged from the home-based care program, while 43 were from various medical facilities across the country.

    Health CS Mutahi Kagwe addressing the Nation about Corona Virus outside Afya House on March 17, 2020.
    Health CS Mutahi Kagwe addressing the Nation about Corona Virus outside Afya House on March 17, 2020.
    Simon Kiragu
    Kenyans.co.ke

    The country's death tally now stands at 1633 after 4 more people succumbed to the virus.

    "Our sincere condolences to the families and friends of those that have lost their loved ones," the report by MoH read in part.

    363 of the positive cases are Kenyans, with foreign national constituting the remaining 27. 265 are male while 125 are female. The youngest positive case is a one-year-old baby with the oldest aged 91.

    The distribution of cases in the country was as follows; Nairobi 103, Mombasa 50, Nakuru 48, Kitui 27, Embu 20, Kilifi 15, Migori 13, Uasin Gishu 12, Laikipia 12, Murang'a 11, Kiambu 10, Isiolo 10, Meru 9, Kakamega 8, Baringo 6, Busia 4, Nandi 4, Machakos 4, Garissa 4, Kisumu 3, Trans Nzoia 3, Siaya 2, Makueni 1, Homa Bay 1, Taita Taveta 1, Kisii 1, Kirinyaga 1, Nyeri 1, Bungoma 1, Homa Bay 1, Vihiga 1, and Kajiado 1.

    The cumulative test in the country now stands at 1,003,493.

    844 patient are currently admitted to various health facilities in the country with another 5,916 on home-based isolation and care. 52 patients are currently in Intensive Care Units (ICU) 24 of whom are on ventilatory support, 25 on supplementary oxygen, and 3 on observation.

    Another 28 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen, out of whom 23 are in geerl wards and 5 are in the High Dependancy Unit (HDU)