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Kenya Positivity rate Now At 6.3, 234 Covid Cases Reported

Kenya reported 234 new instances of the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, out of a total of 3,737 people tested, with a positivity rate of 6.3 percent.

In a statement, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe claimed that of the 231 cases, 231 are Kenyans and three are foreigners, with 118 patients being males and 116 being girls.

The youngest is four years old, and the oldest is ninety-seven years old.

This raises the overall number of verified positive cases in the country to 246,530, with 2,498,049 tests completed so far.

According to Kagwe, 492 patients have recovered from the sickness, with 452 coming from the home-based isolation and treatment program and 40 from various health facilities across the country.

Total recoveries have reached 237,295 people, with 191,938 coming via the home-based isolation and care program and 45,312 from various health facilities across the country.

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In addition, nine individuals have died as a result of the condition, all of which were discovered after undertaking facility record audits in September 2021.

This brings the total number of fatalities to 4,989.

There are currently 1,433 patients in various health facilities across the country, with 3,246 in the home-based isolation and care program.

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has 109 patients, with 77 on ventilatory support and 25 on supplemental oxygen. Seven patients are being monitored.

A total of 3,351,109 immunizations had been administered across the country as of September 18.

There were 2,492,173 first doses and 858,936-second doses in all.

The second dose was taken by 34.5 percent of individuals who had received the first dose, with males accounting for 55 percent and females for 45 percent.

The proportion of adults who have received all of their vaccines was 3.2 percent.

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