Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital
Tonny Omondi | Nation Media Group

Stream of patients at Jaramogi hospital illustrates surge in Covid-19 toll

What you need to know:

  • Female and male patients of all ages clung plastic bags full of oxygen and were gasping for air as the coronavirus choked them.
  • Children are not spared either. In the pediatric section, the atmosphere was tense.

Weak and desperate patients gasping for air, with their veins protruding from their necks. That is what greeted us when we came face to face with the reality of Covid-19 at isolation facilities in Kisumu County on Thursday.

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