Positivity rate at 5.6% as 128 test positive for COVID19

Positivity rate at 5.6% as 128 test positive for COVID19

BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,28TH MAY,2022-Kenya recorded 128 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday from a sample size of 2,303 tested in the last 24 hours.

The country’s positivity rate is at 5.6%.

The total number of confirmed cases in Kenya now stands at 324,686 from a cumulative test of 3,662,979 conducted since March.

Of the new cases, 104 are Kenyans while 24 are foreigners with 82 being male while 46 females were confirmed to have contracted the virus.

The youngest is a one-year-old child while the oldest is 85 years.

26 patients have recovered from the disease, all of them from the Home Based and Isolation Care Program. This pushes the total recoveries to 318,446 of whom 265,415 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 53,031 are from various health facilities countrywide.

No patient has succumbed to the disease therefore the cumulative fatalities remain 5,651.

According to Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, four patients currently admitted in our health facilities, while 523 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

No patient is in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), none is on supplemental oxygen and no patient is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

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