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Covid-19: 156 new infections, no deaths

HEALTH & SCIENCEBy VINCENT KEJITAN | Sat,Feb 06 2021 17:25:55 EAT
By VINCENT KEJITAN | Sat,Feb 06 2021 17:25:55 EAT

 Health CS Mutahi Kagwe [Edward Kiplimo, Standard]

The Ministry of Health on Saturday announced 156 new Covid-19 infections from a sample size of 3,784 tested in the last 24 hours.

The total confirmed positive cases in the country now stand at 101, 690 from 1,209,945 cumulative tests.

From the cases, 130 are Kenyans whole 26 are foreigners.

In terms of county distribution; Nairobi 91, Uasin Gishu 12, Mombasa 10, Kiambu 6, Busia 5, Machakos 4, Nakuru 4, Baringo 3, Kajiado 3, Kilifi 3, Narok 3, Kisumu 2, Kwale 2, Makueni 1, Murang’a 1, Homa Bay 1, Kisii 1, Isiolo 1, Kitui 1, Nyeri 1 and Taita Taveta 1.

Covid 19 Time Series

 

On a positive note, 34 patients have recovered from the disease. 17 from various health facilities while 17 are from the Home-Based Isolation and Care.

Total recoveries now stand at 84,302.

There was no death reported in the last 24 hours, therefore cumulative fatalities remain at 1,776.

At the moment, 408 patients are admitted in various health facilities while 1,422 are on Home Based Isolation and Care.

36 patients are in ICU; 18 of whom are on ventilator support and 18 on supplemental oxygen.

Another 18 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen; 13 in general wards and five in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

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