•Total confirmed positive cases are now 337,161 out of 3,805,765 tests conducted.
•Out of the confirmed cases, 70 are Kenyans while 6 are foreigners; the youngest is a four-month-old baby and the oldest is an 84 years old.
The Ministry of Health on Friday announced that 76 people tested positive for Covid-19 over the past 24 hours from a sample size of 1,680.
This puts the positivity rate at 4.5 per cent.
Out of the confirmed cases, 70 are Kenyans while 6 are foreigners; the youngest is a four-month-old baby and the oldest is 84 years old.
Forty-four are male while 32 are female.
Total confirmed positive cases are now 337,161 out of 3,805,765 tests conducted so far.
The cases were distributed across counties as follows: Nairobi 44, Samburu 9, Tana River 9, Siaya 2, Kajiado 2, Kericho 2, Baringo, Bungoma, Homa Bay, Kakamega, Kiambu, Kitui, Mombasa, and Taita Taveta 1 case each.
The distribution of positive cases by age is as follows; 0-9 years (7), 10-19 years (5), 20-29 years (19), 30-39 (18), 40-49 (12) 50-59 (8), 60 years and above (7).
According to Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe,124 patients have recovered from the disease.
No death was recorded in the past 24 hours and therefore the cumulative fatalities still stand at 5,670.
Cumulative deaths by age; 0-9 years (62), 10-19 years (44), 20- 29 (150), 30-39 years (411), 40-49 years (652), 50-59 years (1,031), 60 years and above (3,320).
There are 124 patients recovered from the disease, 112 from the Home Based and Isolation Care Program and 12 are from various health facilities countrywide," said CS Kagwe in a statement to newsrooms.
This pushes the total recoveries to 330,385 of whom 276,938 are from the HomeBased Care and Isolation program, while 53,447 are from various health facilities countrywide.
The CS however revealed that 134 patients are currently admitted to health facilities, while 972 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.
“Five patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), four on ventilatory support while one is on supplemental oxygen,” reads the statement.
No patient has been reported to be in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).
In terms of vaccination, a total of 19,216,316 vaccines have been administered across the country, according to Kagwe.
"Of these, 16,974,030 are doses administered to the adult population (18 years and above). Another 1,589,258 are doses administered to those between 15 to 17 years, 56,429 are below 15 years but above 12 years while 596,599 are booster doses," he noted.
The total number of vaccines administered in the last 24 hours is 26,342 while the total number of people fully vaccinated in the last 24 hours is 8,974.
The proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 32.4 per cent
The CS added that the Government is working towards vaccinating a targeted population of 27,246,033.