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Kenya Records 20 Covid-19 Deaths as 1,184 Test Positive

  • 1,184 individuals have tested positive for Covid-19, out of a sample size of 7,139 tested in the last 24 hours with a positivity rate of 16.5%.

    The total number of confirmed positive Covid-19 cases now stands at 138,077 while the cumulative tests conducted so far are 1,511, 592.

    Of the cases announced today, 1,146 are Kenyans while 38 are foreigners while 601 are male and 583 are female. The youngest is a one-year-old-baby while the oldest is 98.

    Health CS Mutahi Kagwe speaking during the Jeff Koinange Live show in November 18, 2020.

    Health CS Mutahi Kagwe speaking during the Jeff Koinange Live show in November 18, 2020.

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    Regrettably , 20 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours 2 of them having occurred in the last 24 hours, 14 in the last one month while 4 are late death reports from facility record audits that occurred on diverse dates. This now pushes our cumulative fatalities to 2,206.

    At the same time,  220 patients have recovered from the disease , 177 from the Home Based and Isolation Care , while 43 are from various health facilities. 

    The total recoveries number of now stands at 93,650.

    Currently, 1,582 patients are admitted in various health facilities countrywide while 5,376 patients are on Home Based Isolation and Care.

    187 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit ( ICU ), 43 of whom are on ventilatory support and 111 on supplemental oxygen. 33 patients are on observation.

    Another 247 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 234 of them in the general wards and 13 in

    the High Dependency Unit ( HDU ) .

    The cases are distributed in Counties as follows ; Nairobi 613, Kiambu 92, Nyeri 59, Kericho 47, Uasin Gishu 38, Machakos 37, Meru 33, Kajiado 28 , Nakuru 26, Nyamira 26, Nyandarua 23, Kilifi 23, Taita Taveta 19, Kakamega 17, Laikipia 16, Kirinyaga 12, Bomet 11, Bungoma 11, Mombasa 8, Murang’a 8, Busia 5, Kitui 5 , Homa Bay 5, Vihiga 4, Kisumu 3, Kwale 2, Makueni 2, Mandera 2, Migori 2, Marsabit 1, Nandi 1, Garissa 1, Narok 1 and Isiolo 1.

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