HEALTH

Kenya records 11 Covid-19 cases, 15 recoveries

There are no patients admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

In Summary

• There were no deaths recorded. The cumulative number of deaths remains at 5,648.

• There are no patients on supplemental oxygen or in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

A man reacts as he receives a booster shot vaccine against Covid-19 at a medical clinic makeshift tent to enhance the booster programme in Nairobi on January 19, 2022.
A man reacts as he receives a booster shot vaccine against Covid-19 at a medical clinic makeshift tent to enhance the booster programme in Nairobi on January 19, 2022.
Image: REUTERS

Kenya on Tuesday recorded 11 new cases of Covid-19 from a sample of 3,922 in the last 24 hours.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said that the positivity rate is at 0.3 per cent. 

From the cases, 7 are foreigners while 4 are Kenyans. Eight are females while 3 are males.

The youngest patient is a 10-year-old while the oldest is 60 years old.

The total confirmed positive cases are now 323,479 and cumulative tests conducted are 3,534,556.

The CS said that 15 patients have, all of them being from the Home-Based Care and Isolation Program.

The total recoveries are now at 317,717. 

There were no deaths recorded, hence, the total number of fatalities remains at 5,648. 

There are no patients admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

A total of 14 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 100 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

There are no patients on supplemental oxygen or in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

Vaccination campaign

As of April 4, a total of 17,685,281 vaccines had been administered across the country. Of these, 16,175,070 doses were doses administered to the adult population.

Another 1,227,290 were administered to those between 15 to 17 years while 282,921 were booster doses.

The total number of vaccines administered in the last 24 hours is 12,576 while the total number of people fully vaccinated in the same period was 8,773.

The proportion of adults fully vaccinated is 29.9 per cent.


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