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Kenya’s Covid cases hit 203,680, positivity rate drops to 9pc.

As of Sunday, 1,475 patients had been admitted to health facilities nationwide while 3,987 were in the home care program.
Kenya reported another 467 Covid-19 cases on Sunday out of 5,217 samples tested in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 203,680.

The preferential rate dropped to 9% from the 15.6% reported on Saturday, while the number of experiments conducted so far has increased to 2,137,572.

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the newest patient was two months old and aged 90 and 454 among the new patients were Kenyans with 13 guests, 242 men and 225 women.

There were Busia, Kericho and Taita Taveta with five each, Kakamega and Uasin Gishu four each, Homa Bay, Makueni and Vihiga three each, Embu and Garissa two each, and Meru, Narok, Siaya, Turkana, Baringo and Bungoma one by one.

15 Additional deaths
In a press release, the ministry further announced the deaths of 15 other Covid-19 patients, bringing the number to 3,946, but noted that these were all confirmed reports of the deceased’s death after inspection of the establishment files in May and July.

CS Kagwe also announced that 195 patients had recovered from the disease, 125 at home and 70 in hospitals, bringing the total to 189,131.

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As of Sunday, 1,475 patients had been admitted to health facilities nationwide while 3,987 were in the home care program.

Among the patients admitted to the hospital, 186 were in intensive care, 46 of them were respiratory support, 84 on top of oxygen and 56 under observation.

Another 445 patients were excluded from supplemental oxygen, 399 of them in general wards and 46 in intensive care units.

As of Sunday, 1,726,193 doses of vaccine had been used across the country – the first 1,064,104 doses and the second dose of 662,089.

The sucking rate for the second dose was 62.2%, with recipients listed as 204,696 people aged 58 and over, 155,623 health workers, 95,996 teachers, 52,853 security officers and 192,921 people who were not gathered together.

The proportion of adults who were fully vaccinated was 2.4 percent.

Summary of Africa
Covid-19 certified cases in Africa reached 6,678,949 on Saturday afternoon, the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

Africa CDC, the African Union’s healthcare agency, said the death toll from the epidemic reached 169,280 while 5,845,926 patients across the continent recovered from the disease.

South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt and Ethiopia are the countries with the highest visas, according to the African CDC.

South Africa had the highest number of Covid-19 cases in Africa with 2,435,036 cases, while Morocco in North Africa reported 615,999 cases on Saturday afternoon.

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