Kenya records 47 new Covid-19 cases, no deaths

Covid-19 positivity rate now stands at 2.1% after 47 people tested positive for the disease, out of a sample of 2,248 people tested in the past 24 hours.

Of the cases, 35 are Kenyans while 12 are foreigners. 26 men and 21 women. The youngest is 4 and 2 years old while the oldest is 67 years old.

The total number of confirmed positive cases is now 324,222 and the cumulative tests carried out so far are 3,647,100.

In terms of distribution by county; Nairobi 25, Nyeri 12, Kisumu 7, Kiambu 2 and Kisii 1 case.

The distribution of positive cases by age is as follows; 0-9 years (2), 10-19 years (3), 20-29 years (15), 30-39 (7), 40-49 (7), 50-59 (6), 60 years and over ( 7).

18 patients have recovered from the disease, all thanks to the home care and isolation programme.

This brings the total number of recoveries to 318,263, of which 265,232 are from the home care and isolation program, while 53,031 are from various health facilities across the country.

No patient succumbed to the disease, so the cumulative number of deaths remains at 5,649.

Cumulative deaths by age; 0-9 years (62), 10-19 years (43), 20-29 (149), 30-39 years (409), 40-49 years (647), 50-59 years (1,029), 60 years and above (3,310).

One patient is currently admitted to one of our healthcare facilities, while 309 are under the isolation and home care programme.

No patients are in the intensive care unit (ICU), no patients are on supplemental oxygen, and no patients are in the high dependency unit (HDU).

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