Sep 21, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Covid-19: Kenya records 662 new cases, 32 more deaths

The positivity rate increased from 7.3 percent on Thursday to 8.1 percent.

Of the new patients, 640 were Kenyans and 21 foreigners, 332 men and 329 women, the youngest 11 days old and the 102 years old.

Kenya has carried out 2,444,357 tests since its first case of illness was confirmed on March 13, 2020.

Nairobi County accounted for 209 of the new infections, Kiambu 80, Kitui 50, Nakuru 48, Nyandarua 27, Nyeri 26, Garissa 21, Kericho 19, Machakos 15, Baringo, Murang’a 12, Taita Taveta 12 and Kajiado12 respectively, Makueni 11, Tharaka Nithi 10, Meru, Embu and Turkana nine pieces, < / p>

Bungoma and Laikipia eight each, Mombasa, Uasin Gishu and Narok seven each, Busia five, Kakamega and Lamu four each, Kisii, Tana River, Kisumu 3 and Marsabit three each, Siaya and Elgeyo Marakwet two each, and West Pokot, Homa Bay, Mandera and Migori each one

32 more deaths

Cabinet Health Secretary Mutahi Kagwe also gave 32 more Deaths known in Kenya, all reported from review of the facility’s records in August and September, bringing the number to 4,896. CS Kagwe also reported an additional 533 patients had recovered from the disease , 416 of them at home and 117 in the hospital. Total number increased to 230,940.

As of Friday, 1,723 patients were hospitalized nationwide, while 4,725 were on the home isolation and care program.

Of those in hospital, 174 were up the intensive care unit, 118 of them with ventilation support, 40 with additional oxygen and 16 under observation.

Another 655 patients were supplied separately with additional oxygen, 595 of them on general wards and 60 in highly dependent units.

The CS said that to date 3,031,728 vaccine doses have been administered across the country – 2,208,468 first doses and 823,260 second doses.

The uptake rate of the second dose was 37.3 percent, with the majority of recipients were male (456,864, 55 percent).

The proportion of fully vaccinated adults was 3.02 percent.

Africa summary

The The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 7,990.33 on Friday morning 7, the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

The Africa CDC, the specialized health agency for the African Union, said the death toll from the pandemic was across the board Continent is 201,971.

In Africa, about 7,241,169 patients have recovered from the disease, it was found.

South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya and Ethiopia belong to the agency, according to the agency the countries with the most cases on the continent.

As of Friday noon, South Africa had the most Covid-19 cases in Africa with 2,843,042 cases, followed by Morocco with 896,913 cases.

< In terms of the number of cases, southern Africa is the most affected region, followed by the northern and eastern parts of the continent, while Central Africa is the least affected region according to the Africa CDC.

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