List of counties that have met the minimum 300-isolation-beds capacity

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 18:54 |
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe (centre) with the Council of Governors Health committee chair Mohamed Kuti (right) and Devolution CAS Abdul Bahari address the press in Nairobi. Photo/PD/Tabitha Mbatia

When President Uhuru Kenyatta met the county governors on June 25, it emerged that only 12 counties had met the 300-isolation beds requirement.

According to the report by the Council of Governors, the counties have 6,898 isolation beds against the prerequisite of 30,500.

Only 12 counties had at least 300-beds that can be used as isolation facilities in the treatment of coronavirus.

The 12 counties are;

CountyFacility NameNo. of VentilatorsNo. of ICU BedsNo. of Isolation Beds
Uasin Gishu00324
Makueni1.Makindu KMTC
2. Makueni Boys
VihigaVihiga County Referral Hospital00300
NyeriMt.Kenya Hospital16340
Kericho1. Kericho County Referral Hospital
2. Ainamoi Health Center
3.St.Leonard's Hospital
4. Unilever Central Hospital
5. Chemogondai Hospital
KisiiKisii Teaching and Referral Hospital2318318
Kilifi1. Kilifi County Referral Hospital77308
Isolation beds in counties. Source: Council of Governors

Kirinyaga County has the least with 14 isolation beds at Kerugoya Referral Hospital.

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