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  • January 31, 2023
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277 Covid-19 Cases Recorded As Nairobi Accounts For The Highest

277 Covid-19 Cases Recorded As Nairobi Accounts For The Highest

Kenya records 277 new cases from 4,599 samples tested in the last 24 hours bringing total number to 105,057.

From the cases, 221 are Kenyans while 56 are foreign nationals. 173 are males and 104 are females, the youngest is a three-year-old child while the oldest is 89.

336 patients are currently admitted at various health facilities across the country, while 1,397 patients are on Home Based Isolation and Care.

61 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 25 on ventilatory support and 27 on supplemental oxygen while nine others are on observation.

“Another 12 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen all of whom are in general wards. No patient is in a High Dependency Unit (HDU)” said Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe.

119 patients have recovered from the disease, 79 are from the Home-Based and Isolation Care while 40 are from various health facilities. The total recoveries now are 86,497.

Unfortunately, eight people succumb to the virus as death-toll hits 1,847.

From the recorded cases, Nairobi accounts for the highest with 194, Nakuru 18, Kiambu 17, Mombasa 11, Laikipia 8, Kajiado 7, Machakos 6, Uasin Gishu 5, Siaya 2, Makueni 2, Meru 1, Nandi 1, Narok 1, Nyandarua 1, Nyeri 1, Taita Taveta 1 and Kisumu 1.

In terms of Sub County distribution; Nairobi cases are from Westlands (30), Starehe (22), Kibra (21), Dagoretti North (20), Lang’ata (19), Embakasi East (16), Kasarani (10), Roysambu (8), Makadara (7), Embakasi North, Kamukunji, Mathare and Ruaraka (6) cases each, Dagoretti South and Embakasi West (5) cases each, Embakasi Central (4), Embakasi South (3).

In Nakuru the 18 cases are from Nakuru East (11), Njoro (3), Gilgil, Naivasha, Nakuru West and Rongai (1) case each. In Kiambu the 17 cases are from Ruiru (5), Kiambu Town and Thika (3) cases each, Gatundu South and Kabete (2) cases each, Lari and Limuru (1) case each.

In Mombasa the 11 cases are from Mvita (4), Nyali (3), Jomvu and Kisauni (2) cases each. In Laikipia all the 8 cases are from Laikipia East. In Kajiado the 7 cases are from Kajiado East (5) and Kajiado North (2).

In Machakos, all the six cases are from Athi River. In Uasin Gishu the 5 cases are Ainabkoi (4) and Turbo (1). In Siaya the 2 cases are all from Rarieda, while in Makueni the 2 cases are from Makueni and Mbooni (1) case each.

The case in Meru is from Buuri, the case in Nandi is from Emgwen, the case in Narok is from Narok East, the case in Nyandarua is from Kinangop, the case in Nyeri is from Tetu, the case in Taita Taveta is from Voi and the case in Kisumu is from Kisumu Central.

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