COVID-19 UPDATE today: CS Mutahi Confirms;
6,200 samples tested in the past 24 hours
671 new positive cases
329,123 samples tested so far
Total confirmed cases stand at 23,873
603 recoveries today
Discharge & recoveries stands at 9,930
Total fatalities 391
CS Mutahi. The loss of 2 Healthcare workers to Coivd- 19, is like losing a soldier in the middle of a battle, urged County Governments to listen to their concerns with the a view to address them.
CS Mutahi. On the issue of PPEs, we got into the Market at a time when the demand was extremely high. Due to the emergency at hand then, we addressed our local capacity for the production of PPEs to avoid being subjected to prices that were not cost effective.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe officially opens the Infectious Disease Unit & Intensive Care Unit with an additional 500-bed capacity at the Kenyatta University & Referral Hospital. Out that, 60 beds will be used for ICU & HDU.
Health CS Mutahi. The increased in bed capacity, new HDU & ICU at KURRH comes in handy to tackle the virus infection especially in Nairobi being the epicenter of Covid-19 accounting for 60 percent of positive cases across the Country.