Jun 22, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Covid: 460 new infections and 20 more deaths reported

Of the new patients, 446 were Kenyans and 14 foreigners 250 male and 210 females, the youngest is a seven-month-old and the oldest 89.

Distribution of Monday’s positive cases by age are zero- nine years (14), 10-19 years (17), 20-29 years (66), 30-39 years (111), 40-49 years (98), 50-59 years (73), 60 and above (81).

Nairobi county had the highest number of infections from Monday’s new cases with 295 followed by Kitui 62, Machakos 29, Kiambu 28, Nyeri 12 and Nakuru 12.

Kajiado had nine cases followed by Kilifi four, Mandera three, Laikipia two and Meru, Mombasa, Nyandarua and Kakamega each one.

Meanwhile, Covid-19 death toll on Monday grew by 20 to 2,244, however the Health ministry noted that only one was recorded in the last 24 hours.

Total fatalities

Health Cabinet Secretary MutahiKagwe said 10 deaths occurred over the last one-month while nine were late death reports from the audit of facility records, that took place on various dates.

In terms of age the total fatalities are as follows: Zero-nine years (45), 10-19 years (17), 20-29 (91), 30-39 years (199), 40-49 years (312), 50-59 years (495), 60 years and above (1,062).

The CS further announced the recovery of 178 more patients, 99 from various hospitals while79 are from home-based isolation and care, raising the total recovery to 94,361.

As of Monday, 1,590 patients had been hospitalised, 200 of them being in the intensive care unit. Of those in ICU, 40 were on ventilatory support, 130 on supplemental oxygen and 30 under observation.

Another 240 patients were separately on supplemental oxygen, 223 of them being in general wards and 17 in high dependency units.

The number of patients in the home-based care programme stood at 5,998.