Kenya has recorded 54 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, marking a positivity rate of 2.2 %.
Kenya reported the new cases on Monday, September 27, 2021 from a sample size of 2,501 tested
This now brings the total confirmed positive cases to 248,515 while and cumulative tests so far conducted are 2,537,382.
“From the cases 52 of them are Kenyans while 2 are foreigners. 30 females while 24 are males. The youngest is a 2-year-old child while the oldest is 93 years,” said the Ministry of Health on Monday.
The 54 new cases are distributed across the country as follows: Nairobi 22, Machakos 7, Murang’a 4, Nakuru 4, Uasin Gishu 3, Kajiado 2, Nyeri 2, Wajir, Baringo, Kakamega, Kiambu, Nandi, Kirinyaga, Kisii, Meru, Mombasa and Trans Nzoia 1 case each.
At the same time, seven patients are reported to have succumbed to the disease, This now pushes the cumulative fatalities to 5,109.
Meanwhile, 437 patients have recovered from the disease with 314 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care program while 123 are from various health facilities countrywide. Total recoveries now stand at 240,672 of whom 194,592 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 46,080 are from various health facilities countrywide.
According to the Ministry of Health, a total of 1,126 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 2,586 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.