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Kenya records 12 Covid-19 cases, 1 death

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe [Jonah Onyango, Standard]

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe [Jonah Onyango, Standard]

12 people, from a sample size of 5,672, have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 323,183 and the positivity rate at 0.2%.

The cumulative tests conducted so far are 3,440,216.

All the 12 cases are Kenyans. The youngest is a 7-year-old child while the oldest is 62 years.

The cases have been distributed in Counties as follows; Nairobi 11 and Kiambu 1.

Today, one patient has recovered from the disease, and is from a health facility in the country. This pushes the total number of recoveries to 317,491.

Unfortunately, one patient has succumbed to the disease and is a late death reported after conducting facility audit records in February 2022.

A total of 21 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 194 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

One patient is in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and is on ventilatory support.

Another four 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 Saturday, March 12, a total of 17,118,224 vaccines had been administered across the country. 7,922,091 are partially vaccinated while those fully vaccinated are 7,830,041.

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