A total of 1,134 patients have recovered from the Covid-19 disease, 875 from the Home Based and Isolation Care, while 259 are from various health facilities countrywide.
Total recoveries now stand at 115,813 of whom 84,228 are from Home Based Care and Isolation, while 31,585 are from various health facilities countrywide.
A statement from the ministry of health, Tuesday, indicates that 382 people have tested positive for the disease, from a sample size of 3,719 tested in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate is now 10.3%.
From the cases 366 are Kenyans while 16 are foreigners. 226 are males and 156 females. The youngest is a four-month-old baby while the oldest is 98 years. Total confirmed positive cases are now 168,925 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,787,093.
“Unfortunately, 14 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, all of them being late deaths, reported from facility record audits conducted in the last one month. This now pushes the cumulative fatalities to 3,087. Our sincere condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost their loved ones,” read the statement.
New deaths by age; 0-9 years (0), 10-19 years (0), 20-29 (O), 30-39 years (1), 40-49 years (2), 50-59 years (1), 60 years and above (9).
The statement further indicates that a total of 1,079 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 4,756 patients are under the Home Based Isolation and Care Program. 113 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 24 of whom are on ventilatory support and 65 on supplemental oxygen. 24 patients are under observation.
Another 98 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with 91 of them in general wards and 7 in High Dependency Units (HDU).
In terms of County distribution; Kisumu is leading with 110 cases, followed by Kericho with 37, Siaya 33, Nairobi 31, Busia 28, Mombasa 20, Kitui and Nakuru 19 cases, Uasin Gishu and Homa Bay 14 cases, Nyamira and Garissa 10 cases, Makueni 7, Vihiga 5, Bomet, Machakos and Kakamega 3 cases, Kiambu, Murang’a, Nyandarua and Meru 2 cases, Elgeyo Marakwet, Embu, Kajiado, Kilifi, Laikipia, Migori, Nandi and Turkana 1 case each.
In terms of Sub-county distribution; the 110 cases in Kisumu are from Kisumu Central (54), Kisumu East (37), Kisumu West (14), Seme (3) and Nyando (2). In Kericho 37 cases are from Kipkelion East (13), Ainamoi (12), Belgut (10) and Bureti (2). In Siaya the 33 cases are from Rarieda (13), Alego-Usonga (12), Bondo and Ugenya (3) cases each, Gem and Ugunja (1) case each.
In Nairobi the 31 cases are from Dagoretti North, Embakasi East, Kamukunji, Makadara and Mathare (3) cases each, Dagoretti South, Embakasi West, Kasarani, Ruaraka and Westlands (2) cases each, Embakasi Central, Embakasi North, Embakasi South, Kibra, Langata and Starehe (1) case each.
In Busia the 28 cases are from Matayos (21), Teso North (4) and Teso South (3). In Mombasa the 20 cases are from Jomvu (11), Nyali (5), Mvita (2), Kisauni and Likoni (1) case each. In Kitui the 19 cases are from Mwingi West (16), Kitui Central, Kitui South and Mwingi Central (1) case each. In Nakuru the 19 cases are from Naivasha and Nakuru West (5) cases each, Njoro (3), Gilgil and Nakuru East (2) cases each, Ainamoi and Subukia (1) case each.
In Uasin Gishu the 14 cases are from Turbo (9) and Ainabkoi (5). In Homa Bay the 14 cases are from Homa Bay Town (7), Karachuonyo (4), Mbita, Ndhiwa and Rangwe (1) case each. In Nyamira the 10 cases are from Manga and Nyamira (5) cases each. In Garissa the 10 cases are from Dadaab. In Makueni the 7 cases are from Makueni (3), Kibwezi West (2), Kaiti and Mbooni (1) case each. In Vihiga the 5 cases are from Luanda and Vihiga (2) cases each, Hamisi (1). In Bomet the 3 cases are from Bomet East.
In Machakos the 3 cases are from Matungulu (2) and Kangundo (1). In Kakamega the 3 cases are from Mumias West (2) and Lurambi (1). The 2 cases in Kiambu are from Kabete and Ruiru (1) case each, the 2 cases in Murang’a are from Kangema and Murang’a South (1) case each, the 2 cases in Nyandarua are from Kinangop and Ol Kalou (1) case each and the 2 cases in Meru are from Imenti North. The case in Elgeyo Marakwet is from Keiyo North, the case in Embu is from Manyatta, the case in Kajiado is from Kajiado East, the case in Kilifi is from Kilifi North, the case in Laikipia is from Laikipia East, the case in Migori is from Rongo, the case in Nandi is from Emgwen and the case in Turkana is from Turkana West.
Distribution of positive cases by age is as follows; 0-9 years (8), 10-19 years (55), 20-29 years (62), 30-39 (96) 40-49 (54) 50-59 (47) 60 years and above (60).
On matters vaccinations, the statement indicates that as of yesterday, a total of 957,804 persons have been vaccinated against the Covid-19 disease countrywide, of these 290,628 are aged 58 years and above, Others 271,021, Health workers, 164,369, Teachers 150,807, while Security Officers are 80,979.
By Joseph Ng’ang’a