Oct 23, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Kenya records 95 new Covid-19 infections, 172 recoveries

Of the cases, 86 are Kenyans and 9 are foreigners. 56 are female, 39 are male. The youngest child is one month old, while the oldest is 95 years old.

In terms of distribution per county, Nyamira recorded the 14th highest number of infections per county in the last 24 hours. This was followed by Nairobi 11, Nakuru 10, Garissa 9, Nyeri 9, Turkana 7, Kiambu 5, Marsabit 4, Kisii 4, Machakos 3, Uasin Gishu 3, Kitui 2, Kakamega 2 and Laikipia 2, Bomet, Busia, Embu, Kirinyaga, Murang’a, Nandi, Narok, Nyandarua, Siaya and West Pokot each had one case.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced that 172 patients had recovered from the disease, including 138 from home isolation and Care program, while 34 are from different health facilities across the country.

The total number of recoveries is now 243,944, of which 197,180 are from the home care and isolation program, while 46,764 are from different health facilities across the country.

No death was reported during the same period. However, the cumulative deaths in the country remain 5,181.

As of Sunday, 762 patients with Covid-19 were hospitalized nationwide, while 1,788 were being treated at home.

Of the patients admitted, 47 were in the intensive care unit, 31 of them with ventilation support and 16 with additional oxygen.

Another 256 patients were supplied separately with additional oxygen, 250 of them on general wards and six in highly dependent units.

So far, the country has administered a total of 4,183,552 vaccines. Of these, the total of the first doses is 3,135,700 while the second doses are 1,047,852. The uptake of the second dose in those who received their first dose is 33.4 percent, while the proportion of fully vaccinated adults is 3.8 percent.