Dec 5, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Number of Kenyans being hospitalised for Covid infections on the rise

The number of Kenyans hospitalized for Covid-19 infection has increased by 110 in the last 24 hours.

The country then recorded 232 new Covid cases out of a sample size of 2,030 people, resulting in a positivity rate of 11.4 percent.

As hospital admissions increase, fewer patients are admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Only four patients are admitted themselves in ICU, three of them need ventilator support and one needs supplemental oxygen.

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The number of fully vaccinated individuals increased by a negligible percentage as only 31.7 percent of Kenyans are now fully vaccinated.

Most of the in the last 24 hours of recovered patients are from the home care program (367) and another 23 are in in various health facilities across the country.

Numbers continue to rise

The country has not recorded any new deaths in the last year since y.

While the numbers continue to rise, remains Nairobi County was the epicenter for new infections as it recorded the highest number of positive cases (146) in the last day.

Off Of the country’s 47 decentralized units, only 14 recorded positive cases today.
Except Nairobi only Nyeri and Murang’a had more than 10 new cases and were the leading districts with new Covid-19 cases.

People between the ages of 30 and 39 recorded the highest number of positive cases (55), while children under 19 had the lowest numbers.

In terms of immunizations, Nyeri has overtaken Nairobi by 2.8% after 53.1% of the population was vaccinated.

Marsabit County, where fewest people have been vaccinated, only 10% of its residents have been vaccinated.

Nairobi is the leader in booster dosing ngen, while Marsabit is at the far end.