COVID-19

Three deaths as 22 test positive for Covid-19

A total of 6,388,427 vaccines had so far been administered across the country.

In Summary

•The new cases bring the total caseload in the country to 254,710 and the positivity rate to 0.7 per cent.

•No patient is under observation.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe during a press conference on COVID-19 at Afya house on 28 July 2021./MERCY MUMO
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe during a press conference on COVID-19 at Afya house on 28 July 2021./MERCY MUMO

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has announced 22 new cases of Covid-19 from 3,191 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

The new cases bring the total caseload in the country to 254,710 and the positivity rate to 0.7 per cent.

The youngest of the new cases is a 1-year-old child, while the oldest is 79 years old. 

Kagwe also announced three deaths, all from facility record audits for October and November, bringing total deaths to 5,328.

Total recoveries stand at 247,954 after 35 patients recovered from the disease, 25 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care program, and 10 from health facilities countrywide. 

Some 350 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 981 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

Another 20 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 9 of whom are on ventilatory support and 11 on supplemental oxygen.

No patient is under observation.

An additional 113 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with 111 in the general wards.

Three patients are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

The new cases are distributed across counties as follows; Nairobi 8, Bomet 6, Bungoma, Kakamega, Kericho, Baringo, Kiambu, Mombasa, Nakuru and Uasin Gishu recorded a case each.

Vaccination

As of November 20, 2021, a total of 6,388,427 vaccines had so far been administered across the country.

Of these, 3, 986,501 are partially vaccinated while those fully vaccinated are 2, 401,926.