Kenya on Friday, 5th February, confirmed 195 new cases of Covid-19 infections tested in the last 24 hours.
This brings the country’s Covid-19 caseload to 101,534.
In a press statement, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said that the cases were detected from 5,859 samples tested within the same period, raising the total to 1,206,161.
From the new cases, Kagwe said, 174 are Kenyans while 21 are foreigners, 116 are males and 79 are females. The youngest is a one-month-old infant while the oldest is 90.
He confirmed that 125 patients have recovered from the disease. Some 80 from various health facilities while 45 are from the Home-Based Isolation and Care. The total number of recoveries now stands at 84,268.
There are 401 patients currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,419 are on Home Based Isolation and Care.
At the same time, 27 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 16 of whom are on ventilatory support and 11 on supplemental oxygen.
Another 17 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 12 of them in the general wards and five in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).
Sadly, three patients succumbed to the deadly virus, bringing the death toll to 1,776.
The new cases are from: Nairobi 140, Kiambu eight, Turkana and Machakos six cases each, Mombasa, Embu and Kisumu five cases each, Nakuru, Kajiado, Garissa and Nyeri three cases each, Laikipia and Kilifi two case each while Makueni, Kisii, Siaya and Trans Nzoia had one case each.