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Kenya Records 156 New Covid 19 Infections.

In the last 24 hours, Kenya has recorded 156 new covid-19 infections from a total of 4,408 people tested. The current positivity rate is 3.5 percent. There are 15 Kenyans and two foreigners among the cases, with 91 men and 65 women. The youngest case involves an eight-month-old baby, while the oldest case involves an 87-year-old woman. The total number of confirmed positive cases in the country is now 251,959, with 2,635,120 tests conducted so far.

Nakuru led with 39 cases followed by Meru 23, Nairobi 20, Kakamega 9, Kericho 8, West Pokot 6, Kiambu 5, Garissa 4, Bungoma 4, Baringo 3, Kajiado 3, Tharaka Nithi 3, Turkana 3, Nandi 3, Busia 2, Kirinyaga 2, Kitui 2, Mombasa 2, Muranga 2, Siaya 2, Tana River 2, Vihiga 1, Kwale 1, Lamu 1, Marsabit 1, Migori 1, Taita Taveta 1, Homa Bay 1, Nyandarua 1 and Isiolo 1.

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said in a statement to the media on Saturday that 101 patients had recovered from the disease, with 71 coming from the Home-Based Isolation and Care program and 30 from various health facilities across the country.

The total number of people who have recovered is now 245,178, with 198,071 coming from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program and 47,107 from various health facilities.

During the same time period, five patients died of the disease, all of which were late deaths discovered during facility record audits in October 2021. This brings the total number of fatalities to 5,215.

There are currently 596 patients in various health facilities across the country, with 1,582 under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program. In the Intensive Care Unit, there are 31 patients, 18 of whom require ventilatory support and 13 who require supplemental oxygen. A total of 180 patients require supplemental oxygen, with 177 in general wards and three in High Dependency Units. As of Friday, a total of 4,482,179 vaccines had been administered across the country. The total number of first doses was 3,280,011 and the total number of second doses was 1,202,168.

The proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 4.4 percent, while 35.1 percent of those who received the first dose received the second dose.

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Kenya Kenyans Meru Nairobi Nakuru

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