POSSITIVITY RATE AT 0.2%

Kenya records 11 new Covid-19 cases, zero deaths

198 patients have recovered from the disease.

In Summary

• Six of the new cases are foreigners while five are Kenyans, with seven being males while four are females.

• The youngest is a three-year-old baby while the oldest is 60 years. 

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe during the launch of mass Covid-19 vaccination drive in Dagoretti at the Deputy County Commissioner's office on February 3, 2022
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe during the launch of mass Covid-19 vaccination drive in Dagoretti at the Deputy County Commissioner's office on February 3, 2022
Image: /CHARLENE MALWA

Kenya on Saturday recorded 11 new Covid-19 cases, from a sample size of 5,218 tested in the last 24 hours, with the positivity rate now at 0.2%.

In a statement, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said six of the new cases are foreigners while five are Kenyans, with seven being males while four are females.

The youngest is a three-year-old baby while the oldest is 60 years.

This brings the total confirmed positive cases to 323,171 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 3,434,544.

He also stated that 198 patients have recovered from the disease, 194 of them from Home Based and Isolation Care while 4 are from various health facilities countrywide.

This pushes the total recoveries to317,665 of whom 264,666 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 52,999 are from various health facilities countrywide.

The cumulative fatalities remain at 5,644 as no death has been reported.

A total of 22 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 194 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

One patient is in the Intensive Care Unit(ICU) and is on ventilatory support.

Another 4 patients are on supplemental oxygen and all of them are in the general wards. No patient is in the High Dependency Unit(HDU).

As of March 11, a total of 17,105,662 vaccines have been administered across the country.

Of these, 7,918,233 are partially vaccinated while those fully vaccinated are 7,823,667.

Another 21,099,997 are doses administered to those between 15 to 17years while 263,765 are booster doses.

The total number of vaccines administered in the last 24 hours is41,929 while the total number of people fully vaccinated in the last 24 hours is 20,199.

The uptake of the second dose among those who received their first dose was at 64.8%. Proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 28.7%.