681 Hospitalised as Covid-19 Cases Rise to 95,843

  • A medical practitioner dressed in protective gear at Coronavirus isolation and treatment facility in Mbagathi District Hospital on Friday, March 6, 2020.
    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
    Kenyans.co.ke
  • Covid-19 Cases in Kenya rose to 95,843 in the past 24 hours after 130 test positive from a sample size of 1,973.

    From the 130 new cases, 113 are Kenyans while 17 are foreigners.

    81 are males and 49 females. The youngest is a four months old infant while the oldest is 83.

    According to a statement from Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe on Saturday, December 26, 87 patients recovered from the virus.

    Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe addressing the media on November 26, 2020
    Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe addressing the media on November 26, 2020
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    93 were discharged from the home-based care program while 94 were discharged from various hospital,

    The country’s total recoveries now stand at 76,998. 

    Unfortunately, 2 patients have succumbed to the disease bringing the cumulative fatalities to 1,655. 

    Currently, there are 681 patients admitted to various health facilities countrywide and 3,650 on home-based isolation and care. 

    38 patients are in the intensive care unit, 19 of whom are on ventilatory support and 16 on supplemental oxygen. 3 are on observation.

    Another 33 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen out of whom 26 are in the general wards. 

    7 patients are in the high dependency unit.