Jan 20, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Covid: 2,216 new infections reported in Kenya

The total number of confirmed positive cases in the country is now 304,350 and the cumulative tests performed so far are 3,065,623.

Of the new infections, 1,984 are Kenyans while 232 are foreigners, 1,124 men and 1,092 women . The youngest case is two months old, while the oldest is 105 years old.

The new numbers are distributed among the counties as follows; Nairobi 861, Siaya 149, Nakuru 119, Kiambu 99, Kitui 99, Nyamira 94, Uasin Gishu 80, Laikipia 67, Mombasa 67, Migori 56, Turkana 55, Kericho 54, Kakamega 49, Kilifi 35, Kisumu 33, Nyeri 28, Kirinyaga 27, Murang’a 24, Nyandarua 22, Kajiado 20, Homa Bay 17, Bungoma 16, Taita Taveta 16, Embu 15, Baringo 13, Tharaka Nithi 13, Makueni 11, Nandi 11, Lamu 9, West Pokot 8, Busia 8, Garissa 7, Machakos 7, Meru 5, Marsabit 4, Narok 4, Elgeyo Marakwet 3, Trans Nzoia 3, Wajir 3, Kisii 2, Bomet 1, Kwale 1 and Vihiga 1.

The Ministry of Health also gave known that 775 patients have recovered from the disease, 578 from the home isolation and care program and 197 from various health facilities across the country.

The total number of recoveries is now 259,308, including 209,648 from home – based care and isolation program, while 49,660 come from various health facilities across the country.

At the same time, in the last 24 S Three deaths reported, all of which were delayed deaths, and the company is conducting health audits of facilities in January 2022. The recent deaths bring the total death toll to 5,404.

According to the ministry, 1,226 patients are currently being admitted to various health facilities nationwide, while 25,969 are under the Home Isolation and Care Program.

Continuing There are 51 patients in the intensive care unit (ICU), 27 of them with ventilation and 18 with additional oxygen supply. Six patients are under observation.

Another 328 patients are being supplied with additional oxygen and 292 of them are in the general wards. 36 patients are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

A total of 10,310,606 vaccines had been administered nationwide by Tuesday. Of these, 5,942,632 are partially vaccinated and 4,321,150 are fully vaccinated. Another 22,885 are given to people between the ages of 15 and 18, while 23,939 are booster doses.

The intake of the second dose in those who received their first dose was 56.1 percent, while the proportion of adults was fully vaccinated was 15.9%.