BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,11TH NOV,2021-Kenya on Thursday recorded 94 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the country’s case load to 254,151, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has said.
The CS in a press briefing confirmed that this was from a sample size of 6,765 recording a positivity rate of 1.4 per cent.
The cumulative tests stand at 2,757,038.
The country’s fatalities have risen to 5,315 after one patient succumbed to the disease.
Kagwe said there are 405 patients currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,059 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.
30 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 15 of whom are on ventilatory support and 15 on supplemental oxygen.
Another 111 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with110 of them are in the general wards. One patient is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).
Meanwhile, 38 patients have recovered from the disease with 33 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care program while 5 are fromhealth facilities countrywide.
Total recoveries now stand at 247,527 of whom 199,971 are from the Home-Based Care program, while 47,556 are from various health facilities countrywide.
As of November 10, a total of 5,813,553 vaccines had so far been administered across the country. Of these, 3,842,614were partially vaccinated while those fully vaccinated were1,970,939.
The uptake of the second dose among those who received their first dose was at 48.2 per cent. Proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 7.2 per cent.
The Government is working towards vaccinating a targeted population of 27,246,033.