The Ministry of Health on Wednesday announced that 834 people tested positive for COVID-19 from a sample size of 8,498 tested in the last 24 hours.
This takes the total confirmed infections to 158,326 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,659,506, with the positivity rate at 9.8%.
The second wave of infections has seen at least 300,000 people test positive each day for the past week, overwhelming health facilities and crematoriums and fuelling an increasingly urgent response from allies overseas sending equipment.
Among the facilities he inspected includes the new Oxygen plant, the Covid-19 holding unit, the new cancer centre and Covid -19 designated vaccination site.
Coast Regional Commissioner John Elungata has urged area residents to strictly observe the Covid protocols to reduce the number of positive cases in the country.
“It is absolutely necessary for Kenyans to follow all the protocols to protect their lives and safeguard public health,” said the Regional Commissioner.
Content created and supplied by: 99percent (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More