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77 COVID patients in ICU countrywide

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The Ministry of Health has announced 866 new COVID-19 cases from a sample size of 7,815 tested between Thursday and Friday raising the total caseload to 87,249.

From the cases 828 are Kenyans while 38 are foreigners.

According to the Ministry of Health,322 patients have recovered from the disease, 259 of them are from home-based care while 63 are from various hospitals in the country. Total recoveries now stand at 68,100.

Unfortunately, 6 patients have succumbed to the disease bringing the cumulative fatalities to 1,506.

The cases are distributed in counties as follows: Nairobi 273, Mombasa 78, Nakuru 73, Kiambu 55, Kirinyaga 49, Nyamira 35, Kisumu 27, Kilifi 23, Kajiado 23, Uasin Gishu 21, Nyeri 21, Meru 19, Kericho 18, Busia 16, Machakos 15, Kisii 13, Bomet 12, Tana River 11, Siaya 11

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From a statement from MOH, currently, there are 1,194 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide with 7,984 on Home Based Isolation and Care. 77 patients are in Intensive Care Units (ICU), 31 of whom are on ventilatory support, and 45 on supplemental oxygen.

Another 67 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen out of whom 57 are in; general wards. 10 are in High Dependency Units (HDU).

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