Covid-19 Infection Toll Now at 101,009 Cases, With 153 More Cases Today

Since its arrival in Kenya, the pandemic has robbed many livelihoods through job lay-offs and dwindling economy.

Covid-19 Infection Toll Now at 101,009 Cases, With 153 More Cases Today
To date, Kenya has tested over 1.19 million samples. [Photo/ Courtesy]

Kenya has reported about 100,009 Covid-19 cases, since its first case in March 2020. The number has been drawn from cumulative test samples of 1,192,605.

In today's report, the nation registered 153 new cases, out of which 123 were Kenyans. Gender wise, 91 were males, while 62 were females.

From today's victims, the youngest is one year, with the oldest being 80. Nairobi has still continued taking the front line with the highest number of infections reporting 93 cases out of today's alone.

Mombasa followed with 13, Kiambu 8, Nakuru 6, Turkana 5, Kajiado 3, Kisumu 3, Taita Taveta 3, Busia 2, Nandi 2, Trans Nzoia 2, Uasin Gishu 2, Kirinyaga 2, then Elgeyo Marakwet, Embu, Kilifi, Machakos, Makueni, Meru, Murang’a, Samburu, and Siaya with 1 each.

Another 54 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries to 83,990. No deaths have been reported today, with the death toll remaining at 1,766. 

Currently, the country has 461 hospital admissions and another 1,471 on home-based care.27 patients are reportedly in the Intensive care Unit, while another 16 are on supplementary support.