COVID-19: Kenya Records 20 New Cases

COVID-19: Kenya Records 20 New Cases

Kenya has on Monday, November 8th, 2021, recorded 20 new cases of Covid-19 to continue recording below 100 daily cases of the disease.

The 20 cases were reported from a sample size of 3,136, recording a positivity rate of 0.6 per cent. The cumulative tests stand at 2,741,836.

This brings the country’s case load to 253,853, this is according to the Health Cabinet Secretary (CS) Mutahi Kagwe.

The country’s cumulative fatalities remain 5,312 as no death was reported today.

Kagwe said that there are 402 patients currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,093 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care programme.

Some 33 patients are in the ICU, 18 of whom are on ventilatory support and 15 on supplemental oxygen. No patient is under observation.

Another 112 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with 112 of them in the general wards. No patient is in the High Dependency Unit.

Meanwhile, 70 patients have recovered from the disease with 55 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care programme, while 15 are from health facilities countrywide.

Total recoveries now stand at247,370 of whom 199,830 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 47,540 are from various health facilities countrywide.