Covid-19: Number of critical care patients Kenya jumps to 273

Coast General ICU

A health officer at Coast General Hospital in Mombasa County checks ICU machines in the Covid-19 ward on July 27, 2020.

Photo credit: Laban Walloga | Nation Media Group

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  • In a statement, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said 204 of these patients were on ventilator support, 51 on supplemental oxygen and 18 patients under observation.

The number of Covid-19 patients under intensive care on Tuesday jumped from the 103 recorded the previous day to 273, the Health ministry said in its daily update on the pandemic in Kenya.

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