Covid positivity rate at 0.6%, zero deaths reported

Nine patients have recovered from the disease, all of them from the Home-Based Isolation and Care.

In Summary

• Kagwe said of the cases, 14 are Kenyans while four are foreigners, with 11 being males while seven are females.

• The youngest is a one-year-old infant while the oldest is 60 years old.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe at a past event.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe at a past event.
Image: FILE

Kenya on Wednesday recorded 18 new Covid-19 cases, from a sample size of 2,917 tested in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate is now at 0.6%. 

In a statement, Health CS Muthai Kagwe said of the cases, 14 are Kenyans while four are foreigners, with 11 being males while seven are females.

The youngest is a one-year-old infant while the oldest is 60 years old.

This brings the total confirmed positive cases to 323,497 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 3,537,473.

Kagwe said nine patients have recovered from the disease, all of them from Home-Based Isolation and Care.

This pushes the total recoveries to 317,726 of whom 264,711 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 53,015 are from various health facilities countrywide.

The cumulative fatalities remain at 5,648 as no death has been reported in the last 24 hours.

A total of 14 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 109 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

No patient is in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or on supplemental oxygen or in the general wards. No patient is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

As of April 5, a total of 17,702,516 vaccines have been administered across the country.

Of these, 16,190,116 are doses administered to the adult population (18 years and above).

Another 1,228,624 are doses administered to those between 15 to 17 years while 283,776 are booster doses.

The total number of vaccines administered in the last 24 hours is 11,643 while the total number of people fully vaccinated in the last 24 hours is 8,514.

The proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 30.0%.