Kenya records 33 new Covid-19 positive cases.

Coronavirus cases in Kenya have increased by 33 in the last 24 hours compared to the 3,530 sample tested in the last 24 hours.
The positive rate is now 0.9 percent. Of the cases involving 17 men and 16 women, 28 are Kenyans and five foreigners.

The youngest child is a two-month-old child while the oldest is 98 years old. The number of confirmed cases now is 252,066 and an additional 2,642,637 tests have been done so far.

The health ministry said 93 patients had recovered from the disease, with 77 from the home care program and 16 from various health facilities.

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By distribution and county, Nairobi had seven cases, Machakos 4, Mombasa 4, Baringo 2, Kericho 2, Kiambu 2, Murang’a 2 and Turkana 2. Bomet, Busia, Elgeyo Marakwet, Kitui, Makueni, Nakuru, Narok and Garissa he had each case.

The total rehabilitation now stands at 245,347 of which 198,208 come from home care and isolation programs, while 47,139 come from health facilities.

During the same period, one death was reported, and one death was reported after inspecting the station’s records in October 2021. This brings the total death toll to 5,224.

According to CS CS Mutahi Kagwe, a total of 587 patients are currently in various health facilities while 1,531 are under home care.

Another 30 patients are in the intensive care unit, 19 of them are on respiratory support and 11 on top of the extra oxygen.

HC has also found that another 173 patients are on the side of supplemental oxygen, all of which are in general wards.

Mr Kagwe said more than 4,520,753 vaccines had been distributed across the country on Sunday.

Of these, the total for the first dose is 3,303,782 while the second dose is 1,216,971. Breastfeeding for the second dose among those who received their first dose is 35.3 percent and the number of fully vaccinated adults is 4.5 percent.

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