COVID UPDATE

Kenya records 10 new cases of Covid, 21 recoveries

The proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 30.1 per cent.

In Summary

• The number of recovered patients in the last 24 hours is 21, all of them were in the Home-Based Care and Isolation Program.

• The youngest patient is a 15-year old while the oldest is 65 years old.

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

Kenya recorded 10 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday from a sample of 2,211 collected in the last 24 hours.

The positivity rate is at 0.5 per cent. 

In a statement released by Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, all the cases are Kenyans. Nine are males and one is a female. 

The youngest patient is a 15-year old while the oldest is 65 years old.

The total number of confirmed positive cases is at 323,541 out of a cumulative of 3,549,966.

The number of recovered patients in the last 24 hours is 21, all of them were in the Home-Based Care and Isolation Program.

The total recoveries are now at 317,775. Of whom 264,760 were in Home-Based Care and Isolation while 53,015 were in health facilities countrywide. 

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

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

A total of 14 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 104 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 9, a total of 17,756,989 vaccines had been administered across the country. Of these, 16,236,997 doses were administered to the adult population.

Another 1,232,956 were administered to those between 15 to 17 years while 287,036 were booster doses.

The total number of vaccines administered in the last 24 hours is 1,588 while the total number of people fully vaccinated in the same period was 1,051.

The proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 30.1 per cent.

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