As the pandemic continue to cause havoc in some countries, so far Kenya has been luck not to experience any serious surge in he number in the number of COVID 19 cases being reported daily.
Since March last year a total of 167,535 cases of COVID 19 have been reported in the country, this has been from a sample size of 1,771,236 according to data from the ministry of health. Yesterday, the country recorded 659 new cases. This was derived from a sample size of 7,962. Yesterday's positivity rate was 8.3 percent.
The total cumulative recoveries recorded in the country so far stands at 114,394 of whom 83,144 are from Home Based and Isolation Care and 31,250 from various hospitals in the country. A total of 1,049 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities in in the country. Of these 111 are in the intensive care unit while 23 are under observation. A total of 4,568 other patients are under Home Based and Isolation Care.
The country has lost 3,043 people to the disease since the disease was first reported in the country around 20th of March last year. Yesterday about three deaths were reported.
The health officials had earlier warned of another wave in July if the people don't conform to the measurements put in place to control the spread of the virus in the community. Second pjase of AstraZeneca Vaccination is set to begin with health care Workers from next week.
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