In the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health has reported 316 new Covid-19 cases out of a total of 4,251 tests, resulting in a positivity rate of 7.4%.
There are 308 Kenyans and 8 foreigners among the cases, with 204 men and 112 women. The smallest is a four-month-old baby, and the oldest is 89.
Mutahi Kagwe, the Health Cabinet Secretary, said in a statement on Sunday that the total number of reported positive cases has reached 163,554, with 1,719,289 tests conducted.
In terms of counties; Nairobi 97, Kisii 38, Kilifi 38, Taita Taveta 34, Uasin Gishu 17, Mombasa 15, Kiambu 11, Murang’a 9, Nyeri 7, Kwale 6, Kericho 5, Nandi 5, Machakos 5, Kajiado 3, Migori 3, Nakuru 3, Meru 2, Bungoma 2, Elgeyo Marakwet, Garissa, Samburu, Kakamega, Kirinyaga, Siaya,Turkana, Laikipia, Narok, Lamu, Wajir and West Pokot 1 case each
An additional 62 patients have recovered from the virus, with 39 recorded from various health facilities countrywide, while 23 are from the Home Based and Isolation Care.
Total recoveries now stand at 111,191.
Sadly, 12 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours. One occurred in the last 24 hours and 11 on diverse dates within the last one month. This now pushes the cumulative fatalities to 2,895.
A total of 1,099 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 6,290 patients are on Home Based Isolation and Care. 133 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 27 of whom are on ventilatory support and 81 on supplemental oxygen. 25 patients are on observation.
Another 102 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with 96 of them in general wards and 6 in High Dependency Units(HDU).
A total of 916,800 persons have so far been vaccinated against the COVID-19 disease countrywide. Of these 534,836 are aged 58 years and above alongside others, Health workers, 160,933, Teachers 143,650, while Security Officers are 77,381.