Oct 23, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Covid-19: Kenya records 170 new cases, 254 recoveries

Of the cases, 158 are Kenyans and 12 are foreigners. 87 are female, 83 are male. The youngest is a nine-year-old child, while the oldest is 90 years old.

Nairobi County leads in the number of new infections in the last 24 hours with 43 cases, followed by Kiambu 14, Kericho 12, Nakuru 11 , Kajiado 10, Kitui 9, Meru 6, Tharaka-Nithi 6, Uasin Gishu 6, Elgeyo Marakwet 4, Garissa 4, Mombasa 4, Baringo 3, Busia 3, Laikipia 3, Machakos 3, Murang’a 3, Bomet 2, Bungoma 2, Embu 2, Kakamega 2, Kirinyaga 2, Wajir 2, West Pokot 2, Kilifi 1, Kisii 1, Kisumu 1, Makueni 1, Marsabit 1, Nandi 1, Narok 1, Nyandarua 1, Nyeri 1, Taita Taveta 1, Tana River 1 and Siaya 1.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced that 254 patients have recovered from the disease, including 216 from the home isolation and care program, while 38 are from various healthcare facilities across the country .

The total number of recoveries is now 243,591, of which 196,925 are from the Home Care and Isolation program, while 46,666 are from various iedenen health facilities across the country come from.

In the same period a Funeral was repeated place. The death was reported after file reviews were conducted at the facilities in October 2021. This brings the total death toll to 5,179.

As of Friday, 841 patients with Covid-19 were hospitalized nationwide, while 1,833 are being treated at home.

Of the patients admitted were 51 in the intensive care unit, 34 of them with ventilation support and 16 with additional oxygen supply.

Another 282 patients were supplied separately with additional oxygen, 274 of them on general wards and eight on wards with high dependency.

So far, the country has administered a total of 4,111,317 vaccines. Of these, the total of the first cans is 3,093,399 while the second cans are 1,017,918. The second dose intake of those who received their first dose is 31.5 percent, while the proportion of fully vaccinated adults is 3.7 percent.

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