669 recoveries recorded; 277 tests positive for Covid-19

Four patients have succumbed to the disease, totaling fatalities to 3,675.

In Summary

• Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said on Sunday in a statement that the positivity rate is 7.3 per cent.

• A total of 1,126 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 5,834 patients are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe.
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Another 277 people have tested positive for coronavirus from a sample size of 3,796 tested in the last 24 hours.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said on Sunday in a statement that the positivity rate is 7.3 per cent.

The CS said from the cases, 272 are Kenyans while 5 are foreigners, and 158 are males and 119 females.

The youngest is a 10- month old baby while the oldest is 95 years.

Total confirmed positive cases are now 185,868 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,981,951.

Kagwe said that 669 patients have recovered from the disease, totaling recoveries to 127,625.

Also, four patients have succumbed to the disease, all of them being late deaths reported after conducting facility record audits on diverse dates in the month of June 2021.

The cumulative fatalities now stand at 3,675.

A total of 1,126 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 5,834 patients are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

Also,  115 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 34 of whom are on ventilatory support and 50 on supplemental oxygen. 31 patients are under observation.

The CS added that another 166 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with151 of them in general wards and 15 in High Dependency Units(HDU).

Nairobi recorded 64 cases, Mombasa 31, Nandi 27, Siaya 22, Nakuru 21, Busia 17, Uasin Gishu 16, and Homa Bay 10.

Kericho 9, Kisumu 9, Bungoma 7, Narok 7, Embu 6, Kilifi 5, Migori 5, Kakamega 4, Lamu 4, Kiambu 4, Meru 2, Bomet 2, Taita Taveta 2, Kisii 1, Kitui 1 and Murang’a 1.

Vaccination

Kagwe said that as of today, a total of 1,473,869 vaccines have been administered across the country. Of these, the total first doses are 1,017,485 while the second doses are 456,384.

The uptake of the second dose among those who received their first dose is at 44.9 per cent with the majority being males at 55 per cent while females are at 45 per cent.

The proportion of adults fully vaccinated is 1.76 per cent.