POSITIVITY RATE AT 0.3%

Kenya records nine new Covid-19 cases

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

In Summary

• Of the cases, six are Kenyans while three are foreigners, with five being males while four are females.

• The youngest is an 11-year-old child while the oldest is 63 years old.

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

From a sample size of 2,772 tested in the last 24 hours, Kenya on Thursday recorded nine new Covid-19 cases. The positivity rate is now at 0.3%.

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

The youngest is an 11-year-old child while the oldest is 63 years old.

This brings the total confirmed positive cases to 323,506 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 3,540,245.

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

This pushes the total recoveries to 317,735 of whom 264,720 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).

Vaccination

As of April 6, a total of 17,720,907 vaccines have been administered across the country.

Of these, 16,205,912 are doses administered to the adult population (18 years and above).

Another 1,230,191 are doses administered to those between 15 to 17 years while 284,804 are booster doses.

The total number of vaccines administered in the last 24 hours is 13,766 while the total number of people fully vaccinated in the last 24 hours is 10,057.

The proportion of adults fully vaccinated was30.0%.