Kenya on Tuesday recorded 98 new cases of Covid-19 from a sample size of 3,369 tested in the last 24 hours, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said in a statement.

This now brings the total number of positive cases in the country to 98,432, with the cumulative tests now standing at 1,097,647.

From the cases, 87 are Kenyans while 11 are foreigners and as for the gender, 63 are males and 35 are females.

The youngest is a three- year old baby while the oldest is 85.

The country has also witnessed 154 cases of recoveries, with 144 from the home-based care programme while 10 have been discharged from different health facilities.

This brings the total number of recoveries to 81,255.

However, another three deaths were recorded, raising the total number of fatalities to 1,716.

There are 696 patients currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide and 2,116 are on home based isolation and care.

32 patients are in ICU, 21 of whom are on ventilatory support and 10 on supplemental oxygen. One is on observation.

Another 11 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen all of whom are in the general wards.

No patient is in the High Dependency Unit.

Distribution of the cases by counties is as follows; Nairobi 49, Mombasa 14, Uasin Gishu eight, Kiambu four, Kwale and Nakuru with three each.

Bungoma, Kisii, Kisumu, Turkana and Machakos have two cases each while Kirinyaga, Laikipia, Kajiado, Kericho, Meru, Nandi and Siaya with one case each.

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By Prof. Joel Barasa

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) Faculty of Computer and Informatics, School of Science P. O. Box 62157-00200 Nairobi -Lang’ata Main Campus Email: Phone: +254705451853/+254769257365 LinkedIn: GitHub: Websites: and Mr. Barasa I. Joel is a Kenyan citizen by birth. He is currently an adjunct lecturer and an IT specialist in Curriculum studies in the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA). Mr. Joel holds Post Graduate Program (EPGP) in Data Science, Business Analytics & Big Data in association with IBM which is India's first and the best Masters in Data Science from mUniversity, Aegis School of Business, Data Science, Cyber Security & Telecommunication. He also holds a Degree in BSc. Information Technology from the University of Kabianga, a Professional Certification CCNA and Data Analysis from the University of Kabianga. Joel is senior Software Developer with over 5 years worked on many projects like Kenbright Insurance, Rongo University eLearning portal, participated in integration of DHIS2 health IT systems at Kericho District Referral Hospital and served as H.O.D ICT department Okame college. Joel is an assessor and verifier in TVET CDACC curriculum implementation.

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