CS Mutahi Kagwe says non-critical patients to receive care from home with 550 patients from various hospitals in the country being discharged.
The initiative has been proposed so as to reduce the high numbers in the government facilities being experienced at the moment.
Kenyatta University Teaching and Referral Hospital has discharged a total of 338 patients as Coast General in Mombasa discharged 212 patients and are expected to follow all guidelines given by the World Health Organization on Covid-19 pandemic.
As Kenya marks 100 days of COVID-19 the total number of infections has risen to 4,738 after 260 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours.
Out of the new cases, 254 of them are Kenyans while 6 are foreigners aged between 7-months and 90-years. 176 of them are men while 34 are females.
“Out of the 260 positive cases, 254 are Kenyans & 6 are foreigners, while, 176 are men and 84 are females. The youngest case is a 7 month old infant, and the oldest is 90 years.”
Nairobi had 157 cases, Mombasa 42, Kwale 15, Kiambu 14, Machakos 9, Kajiado 7, Migori 3, Nakuru 3, Busia 3, Homabay 2, Kilifi 1, Kisii 1, Kisumu 1, Kakamega 1 and Laikipia 1.
Kagwe also said that 21 more patients have been discharged from various testing facilities across the country while two fatalities have been recorded, bringing the total to 123 deaths.
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