Kenya recorded 95 new cases of Covid-19, on Friday, December 3rd, 2021 bringing the country’s caseload to 255,355.
Confirming, the Health Cabinet Secretary (CS) Mutahi Kagwe said.in a press briefing that this was from a sample size of 4,799 recording a positivity rate of 2.0 per cent.
The cumulative tests stand at 2,848,757.
The country’s fatalities remain 5,335 as no new death was reported.
Kagwe said that there are 170 patients currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 815 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.
Four patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), three of whom are on ventilatory support and one on supplemental oxygen.
No patient is under observation.
The CS said another 55 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with 53 of them being in the general wards. Two patients are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).
Meanwhile, 22 patients have recovered from the disease with 13 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care program while 9 are from various health facilities countrywide.
Total recoveries now stand at248,398 of whom 200,447 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 47,951 are from various health facilities countrywide.