COVID STATISTICS

Kenya records 20 new virus cases with 0.6% positivity rate

The country's cumulative fatalities remain 5,312 as no death was reported today.

In Summary

•Kagwe said that there are 402 patients currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,093 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program. 

•The country's cumulative fatalities remain 5,312 as no death was reported today.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe.
Image: MAGDALINE SAYA

Kenya continues to record below 100 cases of Covid-19 daily.

On Monday, 20 new cases of Covid-19 were reported, bringing the country's case load to 253,853, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said.

The CS in a press briefing confirmed that this was from a sample size of 3,136, recording a positivity rate of 0.6 per cent.

The cumulative tests stand at 2,741,836.

The country's cumulative fatalities remain 5,312 as no death was reported today.

Kagwe said that there are 402 patients currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,093 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care programme.

Some 33 patients are in the ICU, 18 of whom are on ventilatory support and 15 on supplemental oxygen. No patient is under observation.

Another 112 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with 112 of them in the general wards. No patient is in the High Dependency Unit.

Meanwhile, 70 patients have recovered from the disease with 55 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care programme, while 15 are from health facilities countrywide.

Total recoveries now stand at247,370 of whom 199,830 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 47,540 are from various health facilities countrywide.

 VACCINATION

As of November 7, a total of 5,639,952 vaccines had so far been administered across the country. Of these, 3,793,864 were partially vaccinated while those fully vaccinated were 1,846,088.

The uptake of the second dose among those who received their first dose was at 45.6 per cent. Proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 6.8 per cent.

The government is working towards vaccinating a targeted population of 27,246,033.