Kenya has recorded 1,211 new Covid-19 infections from 9,304 samples tested in the last 24 hours bringing the country’s caseload to 76,404.

The cumulative number of samples tested in the country so far stands at 833,004.

In a statement issued on Saturday, 21st November, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe announced that from the cases 1,169 are Kenyan nationals while 42 are foreigners.

In terms of gender 722 are males and 489 females with the youngest being a one-month-old infant and the eldest being a 95-year old.

A total of 368 patients have recovered from the disease, 265 from the Home-Based Care Program, while 103 have been discharged from various hospitals. The total number of recoveries now stands at 51,352.

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At the same time, 1,134 patients are admitted to various health facilities countrywide while 6,805 are on Home-Based Isolation and Care.Some 67 patients are in the ICU, 36 of whom are on ventilatory support and 31 on supplemental oxygen.

Another 77 are separately on supplementary oxygen out of whom 73 are in the general wards and four are in the HDU.

Sadly, 17 more patients have succumbed to the disease bringing the death toll to 1,366.

Distribution of Cases in Counties:

Nairobi registered 410 cases, Mombasa 102, Migori 93, Bungoma 79, Uasin Gishu 55, Kiambu 42, Nakuru 40, Kilifi 39, Nyeri 30, Kisumu 30, Busia 28, Laikipia 27, Turkana 26, Machakos 25, Meru 25, Kisii 24, Kajiado 21, Trans Nzoia 17, Kakamega 12, Nyamira 12, Homabay 11, Siaya 9, Narok 8, Kitui 7, Embu 5, Nandi 4, Kwale 4, Murang’a 4, Kericho 4, Garissa 4, Taita Taveta 3, Lamu 3, Elgeyo Marakwet 2, Isiolo 2, Tana River 2, Wajir 1, and Makueni 1.

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