Coronavirus – Kenya: COVID-19 update (1 February 2021)

PUBLISHED: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 12:15:45 GMT

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83 people have tested positive to the disease, out of a sample size of 1,732 tested in the last 24 hours. The total confirmed positive cases are now 100,856. The cumulative tests conducted are 1,188,683. 61 are Kenyans while 22 are foreigners. 46 are males & 37 are females.

County distribution; Nairobi 61, Uasin Gishu 6, Busia 4, Mombasa 4, Kiambu 2, Kilifi 2, Elgeyo Marakwet 1, Kericho 1, Machakos 1 and Migori 1.

29 patients have recovered from the disease. 16 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care while 13 are from various health facilities. Total recoveries now stand at 83,936. 3 patients have succumbed to the disease pushing our cumulative fatalities to 1,766.

464 patients are admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,407 are on Home Based Isolation and Care. 23 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 12 of whom are on ventilatory support and 11 on supplemental oxygen.

16 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 13 of them in the general wards and 3 in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

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