866 more test positive for Covid-19, total hits 87,249

6 more patients have succumbed to the virus

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe

The Ministry of Health has announced that 866 more people have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 87,249.

The new cases are from 7,815 samples tested in the last 24 hours, where by 525 are male, and 341 females.

6 patients have succumbed to the deadly coronavirus disease, bringing total fatalities to 1,506.

322 patients have recovered for Coronavirus, 259 of whom are from the Home-based care program, and 63 discharged from various hospitals across the country.

There 1,194 patients admitted in various hospitals across the country, with 7,984 others on home-based care.

77 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) 31 of whom are on ventilatory support and 45 on supplementary oxygen.

67 other patients are supplementary oxygen, 57 of them in General wards and 10 in High Dependency Units (HDU)

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

National Assembly gives way forward on first sitting of the 13th Parliament

National Assembly gives way forward on first sitting of the 13th Parliament

Police hunt for duo in connection with murder of IEBC returning officer

Police hunt for duo in connection with murder of IEBC returning officer

US Congress delegation meets Raila Odinga in post election visit

US Congress delegation meets Raila Odinga in post election visit

Sakaja and Igathe's lunch meet elicits positive reactions

Sakaja and Igathe's lunch meet elicits positive reactions

Jaguar, Sabina and Mbadi get tickets to parliament

Jaguar, Sabina and Mbadi get tickets to parliament

Dying is illegal in these 7 places

Dying is illegal in these 7 places

Ruto's swearing-in will go on without Uhuru, Gachagua asserts

Ruto's swearing-in will go on without Uhuru, Gachagua asserts

Cause of death for IEBC official still unknown after post-mortem

Cause of death for IEBC official still unknown after post-mortem

Mombasa governor candidate takes IEBC to court over election postponement

Mombasa governor candidate takes IEBC to court over election postponement