COVID-19 STATS

Six patients die as 283 more test positive for the virus

42 patients are in ICU.

In Summary

• Kagwe said that there are 277 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 1,153 patients are on the home-based care programme.

• 66 patients have recovered from the disease out of which 51 were from the Homebased care program while 15 were discharged from various health facilities.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe at the launch of official sensitization of blood donation drive which will accumulate during valentine period at Kenya National blood transfusion centre, Nairobi on February 10th 2021./DOUGLAS OKIDDY
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe at the launch of official sensitization of blood donation drive which will accumulate during valentine period at Kenya National blood transfusion centre, Nairobi on February 10th 2021./DOUGLAS OKIDDY
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY

Kenya on Thursday recorded 283 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the country's case load to 103,615, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has said.

The CS in a statement confirmed that this was from a sample size of 4,822 recording a positivity rate of 5.8 per cent.

The cumulative tests stand at 1,254,018.

The country's fatalities have risen to 1,807 after another six patients succumbed to the disease.

Kagwe said that there are 277 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 1,153 patients are on the home-based care programme.

A total of 42 patients are in ICU, out of which 21 are on ventilatory support.

Also, six patients are separately on supplementary oxygen, out of which five are in general wards and one in the HDU.

Meanwhile, 66 patients have recovered from the disease out of which 51 were from the Homebased care program while 15 were discharged from various health facilities.

Kenya's recoveries now stand at 85,457.

From the new cases reported on Thursday, 256 are Kenyans while 27 are foreigners.

In terms of gender, 204 are males while 79 are females with age ranging from one to 80 years.

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