Five COVID-19 Cases Reported As Positivity Subsides

Five people have tested positive for Covid-19 out of 1,836 people tested in the last 24 hours, according to Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe.

The current positivity rate is 0.3 percent.

In a statement issued on Sunday, Kagwe stated that four of the cases involve Kenyans and one involves a foreigner. There are four males and one female. The eldest is 14 years old, and the youngest is 50 years old.

The total number of confirmed positive cases is now 323,614 and the total number of tests conducted is 3,566,917.

In terms of distribution by county, Nairobi has four cases, according to Kagwe, and Nakuru has one.

Kagwe said no patient has recovered from the disease therefore the total recoveries remain 317,811 of whom 264,793 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 53,018 are from various health facilities countrywide.

“Fortunately, no patient has succumbed to the disease therefore the cumulative fatalities remain 5,649,” said Kagwe.

Cumulative deaths by age; 0-9 years (62), 10-19 years (43), 20-29 (149), 30-39 years (409), 40-49 years (647), 50-59 years (1,029), 60 years and above (3,310).

The CS said that a total of 11 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 131 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program. No patient is in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or on supplemental oxygen or in the general wards. No patient is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

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