Kenya has recorded 1,109 more Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours as the country’s total caseload rises to 60,704. In a press statement on Friday, November 6, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced that 7,153 samples had been tested over the period bringing the total number of samples tested so far to 730,363.The growing numbers are putting pressure on the existing medical infrastructure with 60 patients taking up the limited Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds in the country. A medical practitioner dressed in protective gear at the Coronavirus isolation and treatment facility in Mbagathi District Hospital on Friday, March 6, 2020.Simon KiraguKenyans.co.ke 54 of those in ICU are either using ventilators or are on supplemental oxygen.Another 89 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen out of whom 75 are in the general wards, while 14 are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).Of the positive cases, 699 are male and 410 are female while the youngest case is a one-year-old baby, and the oldest is aged 91. 1073 are Kenyans while 36 are foreigners.At the same time, 938 patients were discharged 856 from the home-based care program and 82 from the hospital around the country bringing the total number of recoveries to 40,131.Regrettably, 21 patients succumbed to the disease bringing the total number of deaths to 1,093.There are 1,300 patients currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 5,439 are on home-based care isolation and care. In the county distribution, Nairobi county led with 347 cases and Mombasa was second in 198 cases, Nakuru 73, Uasin Gishu 69, Meru 63, Kiambu 40, Kisumu 36, Nyeri 29, Kilifi 28, Kakamega 25, Trans Nzoia 23, Kajiado 20, Turkana 20, Machakos 17, Busia 15, Laikipia 14, Bungoma 12, Garissa 11, Kisii 11, Siaya 10 ,Kitui 7, Kwale 7, Nandi 6, Tharaka Nithi 6, Kericho 4, Murang’a 4, Mandera 3, Baringo 3, Embu 2.
Bomet, Makueni, Isiolo, Kirinyaga, Taita Taveta, and Nyamira counties reported one case each. An ICU facility in Nandi CountyFacebook
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