Coronavirus – Kenya: COVID-19 update (June 2, 2021)
142 people have tested positive for the disease, out of a sample of 2,650 people tested in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate is now 5.4%. The total of confirmed positive cases is now 171,226 and cumulative testing to date is 1,818,416.
New cases by county; Nairobi 38, Kisumu 32, Uasin Gishu 14, Kilifi 12, Nandi 7, Meru 6, Machakos 4, Bungoma 3, Kiambu 3, Trans Nzoia 3, Kwale 2, Laikipia 2, Mombasa 2, Nakuru 2, Siaya 2, Narok 1, Murang’a 1, Elgeyo Marakwet 1, Homa Bay 1, Kajiado 1, Kericho 1, Kirinyaga 1, Kisii 1, Kitui 1 and Taita Taveta 1.
16 patients have recovered from the disease, 9 from various health facilities while 7 are from the home care and isolation program. Total recoveries now stand at 117,039 of which 85,047 are from home care and isolation, while 31,992 are from various health facilities.
18 people are believed to have succumbed to the disease, all of which are late death reports from facility file audits conducted on various dates during April and May. This now brings the cumulative number of deaths to 3,206.
1,251 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities, while 4,705 patients are under the isolation and home care program. 92 patients are in the ICU, including 21 under ventilatory assistance and 54 under supplemental oxygen. 17 patients are under observation.
90 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen including 84 in general services and 6 in high dependency units.
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