Alarm as Covid-19 infections choke healthcare sector

 Medics attend to a Covid-19 patient at an isolation ward at Kenyatta National Hospital on April 17, 2020.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • As of Sunday, a total of 1,198 Covid-19 patients were admitted to various facilities in the country while 3,437 were under the home-based isolation and care.
  • Uasin Gishu County has recorded 181 cases since Saturday, with one medic succumbing to the disease at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) and 20 health workers infected.

A new wave of Covid-19 infections is sweeping through the country. Hospitals are full, with Intensive Care Units beds hard to come by and fatalities rising at an alarming rate.


You're all set to enjoy unlimited Prime content.