Jan 20, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Kenya records 2,404 new Covid cases, seven deaths

Of the cases, 2,098 are Kenyans, 304 are foreigners, and 1,225 are men and 1,177 are women. The youngest new patient is a two month old child while the oldest is 104 years old.

The total number of confirmed positive cases is now 302,134 and the cumulative tests performed so far are now 302,134 3,056,954.

Nairobi County continues to lead the number of new infections with 1,000 cases, followed by Siaya 221, Uasin Gishu 160, Mombasa 108, Nakuru 97, Kiambu 89, Kakamega 84, Tharaka Nithi 83, Kajiado 52, Laikipia 50, Homa Bay 44, Makueni 42, Migori 42, Murang’a 35, Kitui 29, Machakos 29, Garissa 27, Kilifi 27, Kisumu 26, Nyeri 23, Embu 19, Baringo 19, Meru 17, Nyandarua 13, Kirinyaga 8, Isiolo 8, Bungoma 7, Bomet 6, Lamu 6, Kericho 5, Kisii 5, Turkana 4, Nandi 4, Taita Taveta 3, Marsabit 3, Trans Nzoia 3, Busia 2, Narok 1 and Kwale 1.

In a statement to media outlets on Tuesday, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said 1,982 more patients are recovering from the disease have 1,929 from the home isolation and care program while 53 come from various health care facilities across the country. The total number of recoveries is now 258,533.

Deaths

Another seven deaths have been reported, including the last one 24 hours while the other 6 late deaths were reported after facility record audits were performed in December 2021 and January 2022. As a result, the cumulative death toll now rises to 5,401.

According to CS, 1,124 patients are currently being admitted to various hospitals, while 25,631 are being isolated at home.

Another 50 patients are in the intensive care unit (ICU), 22 of them with ventilation support, while 21 are supplied with additional oxygen. Six patients are under observation.

Another 306 patients are being supplied with additional oxygen, 280 of them are in general wards, while 26 patients are in wards with high care needs. < / p>

The Ministry of Health also said a total of 10,220,981 vaccines had been administered across the country by Monday.

Of which 5,910,320 are partially vaccinated, while the fully vaccinated are 4,270,594. Another 22,134 are given to people between the ages of 15 and 18, while 17,933 are booster doses.

The intake of the second dose in those who received their first dose was 55.9 per percent, while the proportion of fully vaccinated adults was 15.7 percent.