In the last 24 hours this are the covid-19 updates :
573 people have tested positive for the disease, from a sample size of 5,798 tested in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate is now 9.9%. Total confirmed positive cases are now 168,108 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,777,034.
New cases by County; Kisumu is leading with 103 cases, Nairobi 61, Kitui 57, Kericho 43, Mombasa 39, Kisii 28, Busia 24, Nandi 23, Siaya &Kakamega 22 cases each, Uasin Gishu 18, Nyeri 17, Nakuru 16, Turkana 15, Bungoma 12, Nyamira 9, Migori, Murang’a, Kiambu & Kilifi 8 cases eachKirinyaga 6, Embu and Homa Bay 5 cases each, Baringo and Kajiado 3 cases each, Laikipia and Trans Nzoia 2 cases each, Machakos, Marsabit, Meru, Narok, Vihiga and West Pokot 1 case each.
58 patients have recovered, 39 from various health facilities countrywide while 19 are from the Home Based and Isolation Care. Total recoveries now stand at 114,452 of whom 83,163 are from Home Based Care and Isolation, while 31,289 are from various health facilities.6 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, 1 having occurred in the last 24 hours while 5 are late deaths reported after conducting Facility Record Audits. This now pushes the cumulative fatalities to 3,049.1,075 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, & 4,674 patients are under Home Based Isolation & Care Program. 119 patients are in the ICU, 21 of whom are on ventilatory support and 71 are on supplemental oxygen. 27 patients are under observation.
VACCINATION: As of today, a total of 952,967 persons have so been vaccinated against the COVID-19 disease countrywide. Of these 289,574 are aged 58 years and above, Health Workers 163,917, Teachers 149,958, Security Officers 80,515 and Others 269,003.