Coronavirus – Kenya: COVID-19 update (30 January 2021)

PUBLISHED: Sun, 31 Jan 2021 08:36:40 GMT

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112 people have tested positive to the disease, out of a sample size of 5,401 tested in the last 24 hours. The total confirmed positive cases are now 100,675. The cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,183,212. From the cases 101 are Kenyans while 11 are foreigners.

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.

34 patients have recovered from the disease. 22 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care while 12 are from our various health facilities. Total recoveries now stand at 83,855. 2 patients have succumbed to the disease pushing our 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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