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COVID: Kenya Positivity Falls Below 1 Percent

Kenya’s COVID-19 infection rate has fallen below 1%.

According to the Ministry of Health’s most recent update, 21 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours after 2,709 samples were screened, yielding a 0.8 percent positivity rate.

Except for one foreigner, all of the people in the instances are Kenyans. 14 of the new cases were men, while seven were women.

The youngest is 11 years old, and the oldest is 77 years old.

Total confirmed positive cases now stand at 254,297, with a total of 2,770,062 tests conducted.

Nairobi recorded (7), Uasin Gishu (3), Kiambu (3), Migori (2), West Pokot (2), while Kitui, Mombasa, Nakuru, and Bungoma recorded (1) case each.

After 12 patients were awarded a clean bill of health, the total number of people who have recovered is currently 247,645 people.

There are currently 391 patients in various health facilities across the country, with 1,031 under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

In the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), there are 26 patients, 12 of whom require ventilatory support and 14 who require supplementary oxygen. There are no patients who are being watched.

Another 112 patients are receiving supplementary oxygen, 110 of them are in normal wards and two in the High Dependency Unit.

No deaths have been reported. As a result, the total number of deaths has remained at 5,316.

*This article was written by Gerald Gekara for Uzalendo News.  Email: uzalendonews24@gmail.com to submit your story.

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