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20 More Deaths 1,027 More Cases

Kenya recorded 1,027 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday from a sample size of 7,184 tested in 24 hours reflecting a positivity rate of 14.3 percent.

A total of 1,653 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 5,798 patients are on Home Based Isolation and Care. 264 patients are in the ICU, 55 of whom are on ventilatory support & 161 on supplemental oxygen. 48 patients are on observation.

20 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours with, 8 of the deaths having occurred on diverse dates within the last one month, while 12 are late deaths reported after conducting facility record audits. This now pushes the cumulative fatalities to 2,463.

The findings support a theory that an immune reaction might underlie the rare blood clots, but the findings don’t yet explain it, Scully and colleagues reported in the New England Journal of Medicine Friday. What may be going on is a reaction by the immune system with platelets to cause uncontrolled clotting.

commitment to the facts and offering updates for you straight from the experts themselves led us to host a Twitter Q&A today to address some of your most-asked questions featuring Dr. Fauci, 

As part of our effort to ensure equity in our pandemic response, we're investing more than $4 billion to combat COVID-19 in Indian Country. The funding, from the American Rescue Plan, will expand COVID-19 vaccinations, testing, and treatment.

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