Kenya records 186new Covid-19 positive cases.

Kenya recorded 186 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, out of 6,965 samples tested in the past 24 hours, CS CS Mutahi Kagwe said.

The positive rate is now 2.7%.

SC said 179 of the registered cases were Kenyans while seven were foreigners, of which nine were men and 87 were women.


The youngest is one year old while the oldest is 91 years old.

This now brings the total number of certified visas to 251,669 and the total testing so far is 2,624,665.

Kagwe also said 189 patients have recovered from the disease.

“135 are out of the home care program while 54 are from various health facilities across the country,” he said.

The total number of recipients is now 244,935, of which 197,907 are from the home care program, while 47,028 are from various health facilities across the country.

The death toll rose to 5,202 after four patients contracted the disease,

Both of the deceased’s deaths were reported after inspecting the station’s records in September and October 2021.

A total of 640 patients are currently hospitalized in various health facilities across the country, while 1,631 are under home care.

Thirty-five patients are in the intensive care unit, 18 of whom are on respiratory support and 17 on supplemental oxygen.

No patient is monitored.

Another 211 patients receive extra oxygen on the side, as well as 207 in general services and 4 in the high-dependency units (HDU).

SC announced that as of October 13, 2021, a total of 4,340,511 vaccines had been used across the country.

Of these, 3,213,661 were vaccinated while those who were fully vaccinated were 1,126,850.

Breastfeeding for the second dose among those who received their first dose was 33.6%.

The proportion of adults who were fully vaccinated was 4.1%.

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