Kenya records 13 new COVID19 infections as 12 recover

Kenya records 13 new COVID19 infections as 12 recover

BY JOAN WANJIKU,1ST APRIL,2022-13 people have tested positive for Covid-19, from a  sample size of 4,451 tested in the last 24 hours bringing total confirmed  positive cases to 323,436.

The positivity rate is now at 0.3% with cumulative tests so far conducted standing at 3,520,326.

According to a statement from the new cases, seven are Kenyans while 6 are  foreigners.

7 are females while 6 are males with the youngest being an 8- year-old child while the oldest is 79 years old.

No death has been reported and therefore the  cumulative fatalities remain 5,648.

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 (3,309).

In terms of County distribution; Nairobi 8, Murang’a, Nakuru,  Siaya, Turkana and Vihiga 1 case each.

17 patients have recovered from the disease, all of them from the Home-Based Isolation and Care while.

This pushes the total recoveries to 317,658 of whom 264,643 are from the  Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 53,015 are from  various health facilities countrywide.

A total of 12 patients are currently admitted in various health  facilities countrywide, while 118 are under the Home-Based  Isolation and Care program.

No patient is in the Intensive Care  Unit (ICU). 2 patients are on supplemental oxygen and all of them  are in the general wards. No patient is in the High Dependency Unit  (HDU).

Vaccination campaign

As of March 31st 2022, a total of 17,645,128 vaccines have been  administered across the country. Of these, 16,140,236 are doses  administered to the adult population (18 years and above).

Another 1,224,175 are doses administered to those between 15  to 17 years while 280,717 are booster doses.

The total number of vaccines administered in the last 24 hours is  18,021 while the total number of people fully vaccinated in the  last 24 hours is 12,912.

Proportion of adults fully vaccinated was  29.8%. The Government is working towards vaccinating a  targeted population of 27,246,033.

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