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Covid-19 Positivity Rate In Kenya Now At 10.5% As 723 Contract Virus –


Kenya has announced 723 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours after 6,881 samples were tested. The country’s caseload is now at 192,435.

This brings the positivity rate to 10.5% with the cumulative tests so far conducted now at 2,050,236.

Of the cases, 678 are Kenyans while 45 are foreigners, with 377 being females and 346 being males. The youngest is a seven-month-old baby while the oldest is 98 years.

Sadly, 6 deaths have been reported bringing the cumulative death toll in the country to 3,760.

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Also, 1,139 more patients in Kenya have recovered, 1,084 at home and 55 in hospital, raising the cumulative recoveries to 181,682.

A total of 1,150 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 4,346 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

130 patients are in ICU, 41 of whom are on ventilatory support and 60 on supplemental oxygen. 29 patients are under observation.

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