COVID

30.6% of Kenyans fully vaccinated against Covid-19

In Summary

• 21 people have tested positive for the disease, from a sample size of 2,560 tested in the last 24 hours.

• Total confirmed positive cases are now 323,921 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 3,620,567.

Kwale officer receives a Covid-19 jab at Kwale Hospital in Matuga subcounty on Friday, February 4.
IMMUNISATION: Kwale officer receives a Covid-19 jab at Kwale Hospital in Matuga subcounty on Friday, February 4.
Image: SHABAN OMAR

The Ministry of Health has administered a total of 17,956,919 vaccines across the country. Of these, 16,323,433 are doses administered to the adult population (18 years and above)

Another 1,294,191 are doses administered to those between 15 to 17 years, 32,095 are below 15 years but above 12 years while 307,200 are booster doses.

The total number of vaccines administered in the last 24 hours is 8,346 while the total number of people fully vaccinated in the last 24 hours is 4,421.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said that the proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 30.6 per cent.

He said that 21 people have tested positive for the disease, from a sample size of 2,560 tested in the last 24 hours.

The positivity rate is now at 0.8 per cent. From the cases 13 are foreigners while 8 are Kenyans, and 15 are males while 6 are females.

The youngest patient is a 13-year-old while the oldest is 53 years old.

Total confirmed positive cases are now 323,921 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 3,620,567.

In terms of County distribution; Nairobi recorded 14 cases, Kiambu 5, Uasin Gishu, and Mombasa 1 case each.

The CS said that 13 patients have recovered from the disease, and all of them are from the Home Based and Isolation Care.

This pushes the total recoveries to 318,097 of whom 265,069 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 53,028 are from various health facilities countrywide.

No patient has succumbed to the disease therefore the cumulative fatalities remain 5,649.

A total of 6 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 169 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

 No patient is in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 2 patients are on supplemental oxygen and are in the general ward. No patient is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

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