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Zero Deaths as Covid-19 Caseload Hits 101,009

by Zablon Ondari
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Kenya has recorded 153 new Covid-19 cases, bringing to 101,009 the number of confirmed cases countrywide, with no deaths.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, 2nd February, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said the latest figure was derived from 3,922 samples tested. This has raised the cumulative number of tests to 1,192,605.

From the cases, 123 are Kenyans while 30 are foreigners. They are 91 are males while 62 are females. The youngest is a one-year-old child while the oldest is 80.

Some 54 patients have recovered from the disease, 35 from the home-based isolation and care, while 19 are from various health facilities. Total recoveries now stand at 83,990.

No deaths were reported and, therefore, the countrywide Covid-19 death toll remains at 1,766.

There are 471 patients currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 1,471 are in home-based isolation and care.

At the same time, 27 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 12 of whom are on ventilatory support and 15 on supplemental oxygen.

Another 16 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 12 of them in the general wards and four in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

The cases are distributed in counties as follows: Nairobi has 93, Mombasa 13, Kiambu eight, Nakuru six, Turkana five, Kajiado, Kisumu and Taita-Taveta recorded three cases each, Busia, Nandi, Trans Nzoia, Uasin Gishu, and Kirinyaga reported two cases each, while Elgeyo Marakwet, Embu, Kilifi, Machakos, Makueni, Meru, Murang’a, Samburu and Siaya had one case each.

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