Now deaths were reported as a result of Covid-19 infections in Kenya in the last 24 hours. 

This is according to the Ministry of Health, which announced that 81 more people tested positive to Coronavirus in 24 hours, out of 2,347 samples tested during that period.  

The new confirmed infections raise positive cases in Kenya since the first case was reported in March 2020 to 99,308.  

Since March last year, a total number of tests conducted in Kenya cumulatively rose to 1,130,707 on Tuesday.  

Out of the new covid-19 patients, 68 are Kenyans and 13 are foreigners. 

According to MOH, 51 patients recovered from the virus; 31 were from Home-Based Care, 20 from various health facilities bringing total recoveries across the country to 82,478. 

694 patients are admitted in various health facilities across the country, according to the ministry, while 1,670 are under Home Based Isolation and Care.  

Additionally, 29 patients by Tuesday were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 13 of them on ventilatory support and 13 on supplemental oxygen while three others are under observation. 

MOH said, in a statement, that 11 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 10 of them in the general wards while one patient is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

New confirmed Covid-19 cases reported on Tuesday are as follows;

• Nairobi 49

• Turkana 7

• Nakuru 5

• Nyamira 5

• Kajiado 3

• Nyeri 3

• Migori 2

• Mombasa 2

• Kiambu 1

• Kisumu 1

• Kitui 1

• Trans Nzoia 1

• Vihiga 1.