Doctors discharged 65 patients, bringing the total of recovered to 2,946. Kenya lost 12 patients as a result of COVID-19, all 12 are in Nairobi with 3 dying from home.
” We have tested 1,205 out of which 189 of those tested positive bringing the total number of positive people in the country to 10, 294. 106 of those are male while 83 are female. The youngest is 5 & the oldest is 71,”CS Mutahi Kagwe asserted.
The healrh CS Mutahi Kagwe Kenya has more PPE’s than we need, it’s now a matter of individual hospitals ensuring they have them. We have got more than enough.
Distribution of Nairobi cases: Dagoretti North: 77, Embakasi East: 10, Madaraka: 10, Embakasi South: 9, Kibera: 9, Embakasi West: 6, Langata: 4, Kamukunji & Kasarani 1.
CS Mutahi Kagwe remarked that Kenya received a major boost of rapid response vehicles to various counties. These vehicles by the COVID-19 health emergency response team at a cost of Ksh. 200 M. Vehicles to be handed to 13 counties to boost surveillance
Health Cabinet secretary said that of the crucial aspects in the management of COVID-19 is contact tracing. Initially, they were using telephone calls, and now we have web tracing. “We have 229 teams in all the counties. We are conducting training on the usage of the web based tools,” Mutahi Kagwe revealed.