Kenya has recorded 866 more Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours from a sample size of 7,815.

According to a statement from Health CS Mutahi Kagwe on Friday, December 4 Kenya’s total Covid-19 cases stood at 87,249.

Currently, there are 1,194 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide with 7,984 in Home Based Isolation and Care.

Hospital beds at a Coronavirus isolation and treatment facility in Mbagathi District Hospital on Friday, March 6, 2020.
Hospital beds at a Coronavirus isolation and treatment facility in Mbagathi District Hospital on Friday, March 6, 2020.

77 patients are in ICU, 31 of whom are on ventilatory support and 45 on supplementary oxygen.

Another 67 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen out of whom 57 are in general wards and 10 in HDU.

From the new cases, 828 are Kenyans while 38 are foreigners.

In terms of gender, 525 are males and 341 female. The youngest is a three-month-old infant while the oldest is 100.

322 patients have recovered from the disease, 259 from the Home Based Care Program while 63 have been discharged from various hospitals.

The total number of recoveries now stands at 68,110.

Unfortunately, 6 more patients succumbed to the virus bringing the cumulative fatalities to 1,506.

The distribution of the cases by Counties is as follows ;

Nairobi leads with 273 cases, Mombasa 78 , Nakuru 73, Kiambu 55, Kirinyaga 49, Nyamira 35, Kisumu 27, Kilifi 23, Kajiado 23, Uasin Gishu 21, Nyeri 21, Meru 19, Kericho 18, Busia 16, Machakos 15, Kisii 13, Bomet 12, Tana River 11, Siaya 11, Migori 10, Taita Taveta 9, Laikipia 9, Bungoma 8, Baringo 8, Murang’a 4, Embu 4, Homa Bay 3, Vihiga 3, Kitui 3, Lamu 3, Garissa 2, Nandi 2, Nyandarua 1, Narok 1, Wajir 1, Makueni 1, and Isiolo 1 .

The 273 cases in Nairobi, are from Lang’ata (33), Kibra (26), Westlands (22), Makadara (20), Dagoretti North and Kasarani (19) cases each , Starehe (18) , Embakasi West and Kamukunji (17) cases each , Roysambu (15), Mathare and Ruaraka (12) , Embakasi Central (11), Embakasi East and Embakasi South (9) cases each, Embakasi North (8) , Dagoretti South (6).