THIRD WAVE?

89 in ICU as 12 more patients succumb to virus

167 more patients have recovered.

In Summary

•Kagwe said that there are 566 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 1,588 patients are on the home-based care programme.

•A total of 89 patients are in ICU while 28 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen in general wards.

Kenya on Wednesday recorded 713 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the country's caseload to 110,356, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has said. https://bit.ly/3qBYnZA

Kenya on Wednesday recorded 713 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the country's case load to 110,356, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has said.

The CS in a press briefing at Westlands confirmed that this was from a sample size of 5,230 recording a positivity rate of 13.6 per cent.

The country's fatalities have risen to 1,898 after another 12 patents succumbed to the disease.

Kagwe said that there are 566 patients currently admitted in various hospitals across the country. Another, 1,588 patients are on the home-based care programme.

A total of 89 patients are in ICU while 28 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen in general wards.

Meanwhile, 167 patients have recovered from the disease out of which 115 were from the Homebased care program while 52 were discharged from various health facilities.

Kenya's recoveries now stand at 87,903.

Nairobi has 443 cases, Turkana 45, Kiambu 42, Nakuru 36, Meru 24, Kajiado 13, Machakos 13, Kisii 12, Uasin Gishu 10, Kisumu 9, Garissa 9, Siaya 8, Kilifi 7, Makueni 7, Busia 7, Kericho 5, Nyandarua 4, Kakamega 3, Taita Taveta 3, Kitui 2, Mombasa 2, Murang’a 2, Vihiga 2, Nyeri 1.