Kenya’s Covid-19 positivity price stands at 10.9 p.c, the Ministry of Well being has stated.
Well being Cupboard Secretary Mutahi Kagwe additionally introduced that 194 new Covid-19 infections have been reported from a pattern of 1,779 examined within the final 24 hours.
The nation’s variety of declared infections has risen to 156,981, whereas the cumulative checks stand at 1,646,988. Of the brand new instances, 184 have been Kenyans and 10 foreigners. When it comes to gender distribution, 105 are male whereas 89 feminine. The youngest case was a nine-year previous little one whereas the oldest was 90 years previous.
In an announcement issued on Monday, the Ministry of Well being additionally introduced that 21 deaths had been reported within the final 24 hours. One of many deaths occurred within the final 24 hours, whereas 20 others occurred on numerous dates within the final one month. The cumulative fatalities now stand at 2,643.
The 194 new instances are distributed throughout the nation as follows: Nairobi 115, Kiambu 12, Uasin Gishu 11, Kajiado 9, Embu 8, Kitui 8, Kericho 7, Machakos 6, Trans Nzoia and Nakuru 3 instances every, Nandi, Homa Bay and Kilifi 2 instances every, Kisii, Murang’a, Narok, West Pokot, Kakamega and Bomet 1 case every.
On the identical time, 248 sufferers have recovered from the illness; 218 are from House Based mostly and Isolation Care, whereas 30 are from numerous well being amenities countrywide.
Whole recoveries now stand at 106,836 out of which 77,822 are from House-Based mostly Care and Isolation whereas 29,014 are from numerous well being amenities.
In keeping with the Ministry of Well being, a complete of 1,417 sufferers are at the moment admitted to numerous well being amenities countrywide, whereas 6,959 sufferers are on House Based mostly Isolation and Care.
At the moment, there are 205 sufferers within the Intensive Care Unit, 42 of whom are on ventilatory assist and 133 on supplemental oxygen. Thirty sufferers are on commentary.
“One other 176 sufferers are individually on supplemental oxygen with 163 of them basically wards and 13 in Excessive Dependency Items,” stated the CS.