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One Succumbs to Covid-19 as Cases Hit 100,323

by Zablon Ondari
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The Ministry of Health on Wednesday, 27th January, confirmed 130 new Covid-19 cases from tests carried out in the last 24 hours.

This brings the country’s Covid-19 caseload to 100,323.

In a press statement, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said that the cases were detected from 4,918 samples tested within the same period, raising the total to 1,167,409.

From the new cases, 115 are Kenyans while 15 are foreigners, 88 are males, and 42 females. The youngest is a four-month-old infant while the oldest is 88.

He confirmed that 66 patients have recovered from the disease. Some 42 patients are from the home-based isolation and care, while 24 are from our various facilities. The total number of recoveries 83,691.

There are 489 patients currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,353 are in home based isolation and care.

At the same time, 28 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 14 of whom are on ventilatory support, 13 on supplemental oxygen and one patient is under observation.

Another 17 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 12 of them in the general wards and five in the High Dependency Unit.

Sadly, one patient succumbed to the deadly virus, bringing the death toll to 1,751.

The new cases have been recorded as follows: Nairobi 66, Taita-Taveta 18, Mombasa nine, Nakuru and Narok, six cases each, Siaya, Uasin Gishu, Kiambu and Kisii, four cases each, Kilifi two, while Kisumu, Bungoma, Busia, Kajiado, Kakamega, Nyamira and Nyandarua had case each.

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