May 26, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Covid-19: Kenya records 762 new cases

Of the cases, 704 are Kenyans while 58 are foreigners. In terms of gender composition, 403 are female while 359 are male. The youngest is a three-month-old infant while the oldest is 102 years old.

The total number of confirmed positive cases is now 319,011 and the cumulative testing performed to date is 3,164,789.

Kisii County leads in the number of new infections in the last 24 hours with 192 cases followed by Nairobi 148, Bomet 78, Kiambu 52, Nyamira 39, Nakuru 35, Taita Taveta 25, Migori 20, Uasin Gishu 16, Siaya 15, Kisumu 14, Kirinyaga 13, Turkana 12, Busia 12, Kakamega 10, Embu 7, Machakos 7, Baringo 6, West Pokot 6, Kajiado 5, Nyandarua 5, Mombasa 5, Kwale 4, Nandi 4, Homa Bay 4, Laikipia 4, Trans Nzoia 4, Kilifi 3, Mandera 3, Marsabit 3, Nyeri 3, Garissa 2, Kericho 2, Kitui 2, Elgeyo Marakwet 1 and Murang’a 1.

In a statement to the media on Wednesday, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe announced that 657 patients have recovered from the disease, 532 from the home isolation and care program, during end 125 are from various healthcare facilities across the country.

The total number of recoveries now stands at 287, 140 of which 235,650 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program while 51,490 are from various healthcare facilities in the originating from across the country.

Sixteen deaths were reported, all late deaths reported after the facility conducted audit records in January 2022. The total number of deaths is 5,520.

< p>Mr. Kagwe also mentioned that there are currently 915 patients admitted to various healthcare facilities across the country, while 8,493 were being treated under the home isolation and care program.

According to CS, 45 patients are in intensive care, 43 of them on ventilator support , while two are dependent on supplemental oxygen.

Another 230 patients are on supplemental oxygen and 226 of these are in the general wards. Four patients are in the High Addiction Unit.

To date, a total of 11,259,226 vaccines have been administered nationwide. Of these, 6,248,784 are partially vaccinated while 4,878,045 are fully vaccinated. Another 100,433 are booster doses.

Second dose uptake among those who received their first dose was 58.9%, while the proportion of fully vaccinated adults was 17.9%.