No New Deaths as Kenya Records 129 More Covid-19

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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 129 Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours raising the total caseload to 99,898.

    In a statement on Saturday, January 23, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced that 5,091 samples had been tested over the period. The country has so far conducted 1,153,121 Covid-19 tests.

    Of the positive cases in the last 24 hours, 79 are male and 50 are female. The youngest is a three-month-old infant while the oldest is 83.

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

    70 patients have recovered from the disease, 26 being from the Home-Based Care Program, while 44 have been discharged from various hospitals. 

    The total recoveries now stand at 82,936.

    No deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, with the total deaths standing at 1,740.

    Currently, there are 541 patients admitted to various health facilities countrywide while 1,564 on Home Based Isolation and Care. 

    27 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 16 of whom are on ventilatory support and 10 on supplemental oxygen. One patient is under observation.

    Another 14 patients are on supplementary oxygen with 10 of them in general wards. 4 patients are in the High Dependency Unit.

  • Source: KENYAGIST.COM

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