KENYA:The Ministry of Health announced 218 new COVID-19 infections, from a sample size of 5,350 tested in the last one day on Thursday.
In a statement to the media, the MoH said the new infections, with a positivity rate of 3.4 percent, push the total of confirmed positive cases to 250, 728, and the total number of samples tested to 2,592,610.
From the cases, 208 are Kenyans while 10 are outsiders. 135 guys while 83 are females.” the Ministry of Health said.
“The most youthful is a two-year-old kid while the most seasoned is 101 years,”
Nairobi detailed the newest diseases, with 44 cases, trailed by Kakamega with 19 and Kericho with 16.
In the remainder of the country, the new contaminations are dispersed as follows: Nakuru 16, Migori 13, Uasin Gishu 13, Kisii 11, Turkana 10, Marsabit 9, Kiambu 6, Embu 5, Garissa 5, West Pokot 5, Isiolo 4, Tharaka Nithi 4, Busia 3, Elgeyo Marakwet 3, Laikipia 3, Machakos 3, Makueni 3, Murang’a 3, Kitui 2, Meru 2, Mombasa 2, Nyandarua 2, Nyeri 2, Bungoma 2, Kilifi 2, Bomet 1, Homa Bay 1, Kajiado 1, Kirinyaga 1, Kisumu 1 and Siaya 1.
A sum of 850 patients is right now conceded in different wellbeing offices countrywide, while 1,891 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program. 50 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 34 of whom are on ventilatory help and 16 on supplemental oxygen.
No persistent is under perception.
Another 282 patients are independently on supplemental oxygen with 274 of them in every day wards and 8 in High Dependency Units (HDU).
In the interim, 51 patients have recuperated as of now, pushing the count of recuperations in the nation so far to 243,337.
“21 were from the Home-Based Isolation and Care program while 30 are from different wellbeing offices countrywide,” the MoH said.
Simultaneously, three new passings were accounted for on Thursday; one over the most recent one day and two late demise reports found after office record reviews in September and October 2021.
“This currently pushes the total fatalities to 5,178,” the MoH added