Feb 9, 2023

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Kenya records 261 new Covid cases with 9.7pc positivity rate

Kenya on Sunday recorded 261 new Covid-19 infections from a sample size of 2,697 people tested in the last 24 hours, with the positivity rate now at 9.7 percent.

This brings the confirmed a total of 332,227 positive cases in the country and a total of 3,744,829 tests performed.

Another death was recorded during the same period, bringing the total number of deaths to 5,652.

Another 426 patients recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of recoveries to 322,667. Of these, 406 were in the home care program while 20 were in different hospitals.

According to a statement by Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe, 118 patients are currently being admitted to different hospitals while 3,790 are in home care.

Four patients are in intensive care, none are heavily dependent.