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Covid 19: 112 test positive as 34 patients recover

HEALTH & SCIENCEBy VINCENT KEJITAN | Sat,Jan 30 2021 18:01:27 EAT
By VINCENT KEJITAN | Sat,Jan 30 2021 18:01:27 EAT

 Health CS Mutahi Kagwe [Emmanuel Mochoge, Standard]

The Ministry of Health on Saturday announced 112 new Covid-19 infections from a sample size of 5,401 tested in the last 24 hours.

This pushes the total number of positive cases in the country to 100,675. The cumulative tests so far are 1,183,212.

In terms of distribution; Nairobi has 68, Uasin Gishu 13, Kajiado 8, Mombasa 5, Kilifi 4, Busia 3, Kiambu 3, Turkana 2, Machakos 1, Marsabit 1, Baringo 1, Murang’a 1, Nyeri 1 and Siaya 1.

On a positive note, 34 patients have recovered from the disease. 22 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care while 12 are from various health facilities. Total recoveries now stand at 83,855.

Covid 19 Time Series

 

Sadly, two patients have succumbed to the disease pushing the cumulative fatalities to 1,755.

481 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide while 1,370 are on Home Based Isolation and Care.

26 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 14 of whom are on ventilatory support and 12 on supplemental oxygen.

15 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 12 of them in the general wards and 3 in the High Dependency Unit.

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