Table 1

COVID-19 case management unit costs for asymptomatic patients

InputsHome-based care unit costs per caseHospital/isolation centre care costs per case
KESUS$% of total costKESUS$% of total cost
Health worker transport cost1000.009.483.27
Accommodation and overheads22 829.61216.4128.32
Staffing2243.4321.277.3514 279.78135.3617.71
Pharmaceuticals (medicines, etc)0.00
Non-pharmaceuticals (fluids, devices, etc)0.00
COVID-19 test1816.6217.226.751816.6217.222.25
Other laboratory tests000.0000.000.00
Radiology000000
Personal protective equipment18 856.04178.7470.0941 686.93395.1751.71
Total cost per patient23 916.08226.7180 612.94764.16
Patient cost per day1993.01196717.7463.68
  • KES, Kenyan shilling.