Jun 13, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Kenya’s confirmed Covid cases rise by 433 to 173,072

The country’s positivity rate was 9.7 percent, while the number of tests carried out since the first test in March 202 was 1,840,889.

Of the new patients, 415 were Kenyans and 18 foreigners , 247 men and 186 women, the youngest two months old and the oldest 98.

Kisumu County accounted for 129 of the new infections, Nairobi 84, Siaya and Mombasa 24 each, Trans Nzoia 23, Kericho 21, Uasin Gichu 16 , Nakuru 14, Makueni and Kiambu 11 each, Kisii nine, Homa Bay and Nyamira eight each, and Kajiado seven.

Bomet County recorded six cases, Bungoma five, Baringo four, Busia, Garissa, Kakamega and Kilifi each three, Kwale, Machakos, Marsabit, Meru, Narok and Nyeri two each and Elgeyo Marakwet, Embu, Kirinyaga, Laikipia and Murang’a one each.

In a statement, the Secretary of the Health Cabinet Mutahi Kagwewe said 18 others Deaths brought the country’s death toll to 3,308 but stated that it was a All were belated reports confirmed after the facility was audited in April and May.

Th The department also reported 395 additional recoveries, 262 from the home care program and 133 in hospitals overall Country, bringing the total to 118,621.

The CS said that on Tuesday 1,125 patients were admitted to health facilities nationwide while 4,895 were being treated at home.

The number of patients rose Intensive care units totaled 111, with 27 of the patients receiving ventilation support, 66 additional oxygenation and 18 under observation.

A further 98 patients were provided separately with additional oxygen, 91 of them in general wards and seven in highly dependent wards. < / p>

As of Tuesday, 1,005,059 vaccine doses had been administered across the country. 978,127 were first doses and 27,382 second doses.

CS Kagwe said the proportion of fully vaccinated adults was less than one percent.

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