Jan 25, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Covid-19: Kenya records 2,444 new cases, 14 deaths

Of the new cases, 2,298 are Kenyans and 146 are foreigners. 1,322 are female and 1,122 are male. The youngest is a three month old baby while the oldest is 110 years old.

The total number of confirmed positive cases is now 309,130 ​​and the cumulative tests performed so far are 3,085,450 .

The new infections are distributed in the districts as follows; Nairobi 719, Kitui 647, Siaya 105, Nakuru 95, Kericho 76, Kakamega 68, Mombasa 66, Uasin Gishu 65, Kiambu 61, Murang’a 52, Nyeri 51, Embu 41, Busia 34, Machakos 32, Makueni 31, Kirinyaga 28 , Kisumu 28, Baringo 27, Kajiado 24, Kilifi 17, Trans Nzoia 17, Narok 16, Kwale 15, Taita Taveta 15, Homa Bay 12, Nyandarua 11, Bungoma 10, Bomet 9, Elgeyo Marakwet 9, Garissa 9, Nandi 9, Migori 8, Nyamira 7, Meru 6, Turkana 5, West Pokot 5, Isiolo 4, Kisii 4, Vihiga 3, Lamu 2, Laikipia 1.

In a message to the Media On Friday, the Ministry of Health announced that 1,066 patients have recovered from the disease, 1,016 from the home isolation and care program, while 50 are from various health facilities across the country.

The total number of recoveries is now 262,133, of which 212,363 are from the Home Care and Isolation program, while 49,770 are from various health care providers Facilities originate across the country.

A further 14 days of deaths have been reported, one in the last 24 hours, while the other 13 are late deaths that occurred after operational record audits were carried out reported in the past week. This brings the cumulative death toll to 5,425.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe also mentioned that currently 1,208 patients are being admitted to various health facilities across the country, while 26,324 are in isolation Care program.

There are also 46 patients in the intensive care unit (ICU), 25 of them with ventilation and 20 with additional oxygen supply. A patient is being observed.

Another 331 patients are being supplied with supplemental oxygen and 303 of them are in the general ward. 28 patients are in the High Dependency Unit. According to the CS, 10,473,483 vaccines had been administered nationwide by Thursday.

Of these, 5,996,874 were partially vaccinated and 4,412,786 were fully vaccinated. Another 23,703 will be given to people between the ages of 15 and 18, while 40,120 are booster doses.

Second dose uptake in those who received their first dose was 56.5 percent while the proportion of fully vaccinated adults was 16.2 percent.