Kenya announces 54 new Covid-19 cases, no death

So far, Kenya has conducted a cumulative test of 3,284,296

In Summary

•2,342 patients have recovered from the diseases.

•Another, 1,441 patients are on the home-based care programme.

Kenya has today, recorded 54 new Covid-19 cases from a sample size of 5,578 tested in the last 24 hours, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has said. 

This brings the country's total tally to 322,388, with a positivity rate of 1.0 per cent. 

So far, Kenya has conducted a cumulative test of 3,284,296, the CS said.

According to the latest records, 2,342 patients have recovered from the diseases bringing the total of recoveries to 302,647. 

CS Kagwe said 249,899 patients were from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 52,748 were from various health facilities countrywide.

"The country's total fatalities are now at 5,626 as there were no deaths recorded in the last 24 hours," Kagwe said. 

Kagwe said that there are 211 patients currently admitted to various hospitals across the country. Another, 1,441 patients are on the home-based care programme.

Five patients are currently admitted in the ICU, 4 of them on ventilatory support and 1 on supplemental oxygen. 

55 patients are admitted to the general wards. Three patients are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).


As of Friday, a total of 14,748,107 vaccines had been administered across the country. 

7,251,045 are partially vaccinated while  6,757,152 are fully vaccinated. 525,248 are doses administered to those between 15 to17 years while 214,662 are booster doses.

A total of 239,937  vaccines have been administered in the last 24 hours. 

The total number of vaccinated persons in the last 24 hours is 99,240.

The uptake of the second dose among those who received their first dose was at 63.3%.

The proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 24.4%. 

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