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Covid-19: Kenya records 16 new infections

Health cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe

Health cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe  [Omondi Onyango,Standard]

Kenya has recorded 16 new Covid-19 infections from a sample size of 3,135 tested in the last 24 hours. 

The total number of Covid-19 cases stand at 322,946 pushing the positivity rate to 0.5%.

From the cases recorded today, 11 females while 5 are males. The youngest is a 20-year-old while the oldest is 68 years. 

The cases are distributed in the Country as follows; Nairobi 10, Kiambu, Kwale, Laikipia, Nandi, Trans Nzoia and Uasin Gishu 1 case each. 

13 patients, who were all in the Home Based and Isolation Care, have  recovered from the disease. This pushes the total recoveries to 303,261.

Fortunately, there is no death reported, therefore, the cumulative fatalities remain at 5,639.

A total of 42 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 498 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

3 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and all of them are on ventilatory support.

Another 13 patients are on supplemental oxygen and all of them are in the general wards. No patient is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

As of February 27th 2022, a total of 16,617,398 vaccines have been administered across the country.

In the last 24 hours, a total of 18,463 vaccines have been administered in the Country while the total number of people fully vaccinated in the same period of time is 13,555.

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