1,186 recover from Covid as 15 succumb

Total recoveries now at 128,811,

In Summary

• Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said on Monday in a statement that the positivity rate at 9.0 per cent.

•Total recoveries now stand at 128,811 out of which 93,391 are from the Home Based Care and Isolation program, while 35,420 are from various health facilities.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY

The country has recorded 185 new cases of coronavirus from a sample size of 2,047 tested in the last 24 hours.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said on Monday in a statement that the positivity rate at 9.0 per cent.

The CS said from the cases 171 are Kenyans while 14 are foreigners, and 112 are males and 73 females.

The youngest is a five-year-old child while the oldest is 91 years.

The total confirmed positive cases are now 186,053 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,983,998.

Kagwe said 1,186 patients have recovered from the disease, 1,102 are from the Home-Based and Isolation Care program while 84 from various health facilities countrywide.

Total recoveries now stand at 128,811 out of which 93,391 are from the Home Based Care and Isolation program, while 35,420 are from various health facilities.

Also, 15 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 3,690.

A total of 1,151 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 5,426 patients are under the Home Based Isolation and Care program.

Kagwe added that 119 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 33 of whom are on ventilatory support and 47 on supplemental oxygen. 39 patients are under observation.

Another 182 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with 161 of them in general wards and 21 in High Dependency Units (HDU).

In terms of distribution of new cases, Nairobi recorded 94 cases, Bungoma 25, Mombasa 16, Machakos 11, Kakamega 7, Tana River 5, Kilifi 5, 2 Kiambu 4, Homa Bay 3, Kajiado 3, Nakuru 3, Murang’a 2, Kericho 2, Kisii 1, Kwale 1, Makueni 1, Meru 1 and Tharaka Nithi 1.

Kagwe also said that a total of 1,477,916 vaccines have been administered across the country.

Of these, total first doses are 1,018,143 while second doses are 459,773.

The uptake of the second dose among those who received their first dose is at 45.2 per cent with the majority being males at 55 per cent while females are at 45 per cent.

Proportion of adults fully vaccinated is 1.77 per cent.