More Deaths as Covid-19 Cases Hit 99,630

  • Kenya has recorded 186  Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours raising the total caseload to 99,630.

    Unfortunately, 3 fatalities were recorded in the last 24 hours. The death toll now stands at 1,739.

    In a statement on Thursday, January 21, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced that 8,049 samples had been tested over the period. The country has so far conducted 1,142,543 Covid-19 tests.

    Of the positive cases, 112 are male and 74 are female. The youngest is a two-year-old child while the oldest is 85.

    75 patients have recovered from the disease, 34 being from the Home-Based Care Program, while 41 have been discharged from various hospitals. The total recoveries now stand at 82,729. 

    Currently, there are 674 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide and 1,543 on Home Based Isolation and Care. 

    33 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 16 of whom are on ventilatory support, and 15 on supplemental oxygen. Two are on observation. 

    Another 12 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 11 of them in the general wards.

    There is one patient in the High Dependency Unit (HDU)

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