COVID-19 UPDATE

Kenya records 23 new Covid cases, positivity rate at 0.9%

The youngest patient is a 15-year-old while the oldest is 58-years-old.

In Summary

•The youngest patient is a 15-year-old while the oldest is 58-years-old.

•A total of six patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe during a presser at Radisson Blue in Nairobi on June 25, 2021.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe during a presser at Radisson Blue in Nairobi on June 25, 2021.
Image: MARGARET WANJIRU

Kenya has recorded 23 new cases of Covid-19 from a sample of 2,646 in the last 24 hours, representing a positivity rate of 0.9 per cent. 

According to the statement released on Friday, 17 are Kenyans while 6 are foreigners. Of these, 11 are males and twelve are females.

The youngest patient is a 15-year-old while the oldest is 58-years-old.

The total number of confirmed positive cases is 323,975 out of a cumulative 3,628,019.

In terms of county distribution: Nairobi 18, Uasin Gishu 4, Kiambu 1.

The number of patients who have recovered in the last 24 hours is 4. All of them were in the Home-Based and Isolation Care Program.

The number of total recoveries is now at 318,120. Of whom 265,092 were in Home-Based Care and Isolation while 53,028 were in health facilities countrywide. 

There were no deaths recorded. The cumulative number of deaths remain at 5,649. 

A total of six patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 200 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

Two patients are on supplemental oxygen in the general wards.

There are no patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) or in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

Vaccination campaign

As of May 13, a total of 17,992,422 vaccines had been administered across the country. Of these, 16,346,555 doses were administered to the adult population.

Another 1,296,562 were administered to those between 15 to 17 years, 32,313 while 310,893 are booster doses.

The total number of vaccines administered in the last 24 hours is 8,659 while the total number of people fully vaccinated in the same period was 4,023.

The proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 30.6 per cent.

 

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