The Ministry of Health on Saturday, 20th February, confirmed 152 Covid-19 cases, bringing the national caseload to 103,993.

The new cases were detected from 3,734 samples,  raising the cumulative tests to 1,262,358.

From the cases, 137 are Kenyans, while 15 are foreigners with 104 being male while 48 are females. The youngest is a two-year-old child, while the oldest is aged 88.

A total of eight patients have recovered from the disease all of them from various health facilities. The total number of recoveries now stands at 85,540.

The Covid-19 death toll rose to 1,817 after four more patients succumbed to the virus.

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There are 335 patients admitted to various health facilities across the country while another 1,151 are on home-based isolation and care.

Some 47 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 18 are on ventilatory support, and 24 on supplemental oxygen with two patients on observation.

Another five patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with eight of them being admitted in the general wards while Ine patient is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

The cases are spread in the counties as follows: Nairobi has 105 cases, Nakuru and Mombasa eight cases each, Kiambu and Uasin Gishu seven cases each, Machakos and Taita-Taveta three cases each, Kajiado, Nyeri and Kisumu, two cases each while Makueni, Meru, Murang’a, Nandi and Kakamega had one case each.

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Zablon Ondari

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