Oct 23, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Covid-19: Kenya records 159 new cases, 181 recoveries

The positivity rate was 3.9 percent compared to 2.8 percent on Friday, while the number of tests performed so far rose to 2,602,818.

Of the new patients, 147 were Kenyans and 12 foreigners, 81 women and 78 men, the youngest four-month-old child and the oldest 103 years.

Nairobi County accounted for 28 of the new infections, Meru 17, Turkana 12, Makueni 11, Bungoma 10, Mombasa 8, Nakuru 7, Kiambu 6, Kitui 6, Busia 5, Kericho 5, Isiolo 5, Kirinyaga 4, Uasin Gishu 4, Baringo 3, Bomet 3, Garissa 3, Kajiado 3, Machakos 2, Nyandarua 2, Marsabit 2, Migori 1, Narok 1, Nyeri 1, Siaya 1, Wajir 1 and West Pokot 1, Elgeyo Marakwet 1, Embu 1, Homa Bay 1, Kilifi 1, Kisumu 1, Laikipia 1 and Tharaka Nithi 1,

In a statement The secretary of the health cabinet Mutahi Kagwe announced two further deaths to media houses. The deaths are late deaths that were reported when the facility’s records were examined in October, bringing the number to 5,181. CS Kagwe also said an additional 181 patients were affected by the Disease had recovered, 117 of them at home and 64 in the hospital, bringing the number to 243,772.

Furthermore, the CS found that 789 patients with Covid-19 were hospitalized nationwide, while 1,809 were treated at home.

Of the enrolled patients, 48 ​​were in the intensive care unit, 32 of them received ventilation support and 16 received supplemental oxygen. No patient is observed.

Another 266 patients were supplied separately with additional oxygen, 260 of them in general wards and six in highly dependent wards.

According to CS Kagwe, a total of 4,171. 581 vaccine doses administered – 3,126,284 first doses and 1,045,918 second doses.

The uptake rate of the second dose was 32.0 percent, while the proportion of fully vaccinated adults was 3.8 percent. < / p>