683 Hospitalised as Covid-19 Cases Hit 98,859

0
63
A medical practitioner dressed in protective gear at Coronavirus isolation and treatment facility in Mbagathi District Hospital on Friday, March 6, 2020.
  • Kenya has recorded an additional 166 cases of Covid-19 out of a sample size of 7,077 tested in the last 24 hours.

    According to a statement from Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, the total confirmed positive cases are now 98,859.  The cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,114,198.

    From the cases, 146 are Kenyans while 20 are foreigners. 100 are males while 66 are females.

    A medical practitioner dressed in protective gear at the Coronavirus isolation and treatment facility in Mbagathi District Hospital on Friday, March 6, 2020.
    Simon Kiragu
    kenyagist.com

    The youngest is a one-year-old baby while the oldest is 93.

    262 patients have recovered from the disease, 254 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care while 8 are from various facilities. The total recoveries now stand at 82,195.

    Sadly, another 3 patients have succumbed to the disease raising the fatality to 1,726.

    Currently, there are 683 patients admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 1,712 are on Home Based Isolation and Care. 

    29 patients are in intensive care units (ICU), 14 of whom are on ventilatory support and 12 on supplemental oxygen. 3 are under observation.

    Another 14 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 13 of them in the general wards. 1 patient is in the High Dependency Unit.

    In terms of County distribution; Nairobi 115, Kiambu 10, Kajiado 7, Mombasa 6, Nakuru 4, Busia 3, Machakos 3, Nyamira 3, Meru 2, Kisumu 2, Laikipia 2, Taita Taveta 2, Embu 1, Garissa 1, Kakamega 1, Kilifi 1, Kitui 1, Makueni 1 and Turkana 1.

  • Source: KENYAGIST.COM

    Leave a Reply

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.