Kenya recorded 1091 new covid-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases to 149 219.
The new cases were confirmed from 5,958 samples analyzed within the last twenty-four hours.
1091 composed of 1060 Kenyans and 31 foreigners with 619 males and 472 females.
The youngest patient is one year old, while the oldest one is 101 years.
So far, the country's positivity rate stands at 18.3 percent, and the total cumulative test is 1,584,731.
Addressing the media, the Ministry of Health announced that 329 patients have recovered from the disease raising the total number of recoveries to 100,637.
Out of 329, 257 were from Home Based and Isolation Care and 135 from various health facilities.
According to the Ministry, 61 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 44 of whom are on ventilatory support and 167 on supplemental oxygen.
Kenya reported its first case of the coronavirus on March 13, 2020.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.