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Covid-19: 129 new infections in the last 24 hours, no deaths

Health & Science - By Vincent Kejitan | January 23rd 2021 at 05:39:17 GMT +0300
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe [Edward Kiplimo, Standard]

The Ministry of Health on Saturday announced 129 new Coronavirus cases in the country from a sample size of 5,091.

This pushes the total number of confirmed positive cases to 99,898 from 1,153,121 cumulative tests.

In terms of distribution, Nairobi has 81 new cases, Kiambu 8, Mombasa 8, Siaya 7, Nakuru 5, Kajiado 4, Kilifi 4, Uasin Gishu 3, Kitui 3, Turkana 2, Homabay 1, Kisii 1, Machakos 1 and Meru 1.

On a positive note, 70 patients have recovered from the disease; 44 from various health facilities and 26 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care.

The total recoveries now stand at 82,936. No deaths were reported today meaning the number of fatalities remains at 1,740.

Covid 19 Time Series

 

Currently, 541 patients are admitted in various health facilities countrywide while 1,564 are 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.

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


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