According to the ministry of health,1550 patients have recovered from Corona virus disease in the country.
Chief Administrative Secretary Rashid Aman on Friday announced that in the past 24 hours, 91 patients have been discharged from the hospital after recoverin’g.
Of the 3043 samples that were tested today, 117 more tested positive for covid.
The total tally now stands at 4374. The cases that were recorded today composed of 54 females and 83 males.
Two more patients succumbed last night bringing the total deaths to 119.
According to the Standard, 52 cases were reported from Nairobi with 8 coming from Kibra.
Those with underlying health conditions at higher risk.
While giving the daily briefin’g on Corona virus, Dr. Aman urged those with pre-existing health conditions to be extra cautious to avoid contracting the virus.
The underlying conditions that pose threat to covid-19 victims include HIV ,cancer and diabetes.
Sickle cell and corona-virus.
In the company of Ag director general Dr. Patrick Amoth, Aman said that as a result of compromised immune system due to sickle cell anaemia,the victims are equally vulnarable.
Sickle cell is a disorder of the genes that is characterised by mutation of red blood cells leading to blockage of smaller blood vessels.
He also adviced members of the country to have a stock of drugs that can last a month.
Dr Aman added that the ministry of health has developed guidelines on care at the health facilities and in the communities.
These will soon be rolled out to help fight Corona virus.