POSITIVITY RATE AT 1.4%.

Covid: Kenya records 93 new cases, 11 deaths

101 patients have recovered from the disease, bringing total recoveries to 295,534.

In Summary

•From the cases, 71 are Kenyans while 22 are foreigners, with 48 being females and 45 males.

• The youngest is an 11-year-old child while the oldest is 98 years.

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

Kenya on Thursday recorded 93 new Covid-19 cases, from a sample size of 6,859 tested in the last 24 hours, with the positivity rate now at 1.4%.

From the cases, 71 are Kenyans while 22 are foreigners, with 48 being females and 45 males.

The youngest is an 11-year-old child while the oldest is 98 years.

This brings the total confirmed positive cases to 321,764 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 3,240,690.

Heath CS Mutahi Kagwe said 101 patients have recovered from the disease, 93 of them from the Home-Based Isolation and Care program while 8 are from various health facilities countrywide.

The total recoveries now stand at 295,534, of whom 242,984 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 52,550 are from various health facilities countrywide.

He also said 11 patients have succumbed to the disease, one of them in the last 24 hours while the other 10 are late deaths reported after conducting facility record audits in the months of January, April and September 2021, and January and February 2022.

This pushes the cumulative fatalities to 5,604.

A total of 360 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 4,057 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

Nine patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and all of them are on ventilatory support.

Another 70 patients are on supplemental oxygen, 68 of them are in the general wards while two patients are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

VACCINATION

As of February 2, a total of 12,885,157 vaccines have been administered across the country.

Of these, 6,701,658 are partially vaccinated while those fully vaccinated are 5,883,019.

Another 131,140 are doses administered to those between 15 to 17 years while 169,340 are booster doses.