1,417 Hospitalized as Covid-19 Positivity Rate Drops


  • Kenya has recorded 194 new Covid-19 cases, from a sample size of 1,779 tested in the last 24 hours with a positive rating of 10.9%.

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    Of those cases, 184 are Kenyans while 10 are foreigners. 105 are men and 89 are women. The youngest is
    a nine-year-old child is 90 years old.

    During a meeting on Monday, April 26, Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe said 248 patients had recovered from the disease, 218 from home care, and 30 from various health facilities.

    Acting Director General of Health Dr. Patrick Amoth receives the Covid-19 vaccine on Friday, March 5th.


    The total recovery is now at 106,836 of which 77,822 are from home care and isolation, while 29,014 are from various health facilities.

    In a sad statement, 21 patients succumbed to the disease, one reported in the last 24 hours, 20 on different dates within a month. Additional deaths so far are 2,643.

    A total of 1,417 patients are currently hospitalized in various health facilities across the country, while 6,959 patients are in isolation from home care.

    205 patients are in the intensive care unit (ICU), 42 of them are on respiratory support and 133 on extra oxygen. 30 patients are under investigation.

    To date, a total of 826,617 people have been vaccinated against Covid-19 virus nationwide. Of these 477,754 are 58 years of age and older, 152,809 Health Workers, 126 teachers, 801 all Security Officers 69,253.

    As of April 25, 2021, a total of 1,080,000 doses had been distributed to regional depots across the country leaving a balance of 40,000 doses in Kitengela Central Vaccines stores.

    The Ministry of Health has continued to urge Kenyans to adhere to the new Covid-19 guidelines introduced by the government to control the third virus.

    He noted that the government would not reduce its control measures despite a drop in Covid-19 preferences.

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