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467 Recoveries, 192 Covid-19 Patients in ICU

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  • Kenya has written 511 new Covid-19 cases, from sample size 4,020 were tested in the last 24 hours with a positive rate of 12.7 percent.

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    In those cases, 477 are Kenyans while 34 are foreigners. 280 are men and 231 are women. The youngest is a five-day child while the oldest is 95 years old.

    During a meeting on Tuesday 27, Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe said 467 patients had recovered from the disease, 385 from home care, and 82 from various health facilities.

    The total recovery is now at 107,303 of which 78,207 are for home care and isolation, while 29,096 are from various health facilities.

    By sad news, 22 deaths have been reported in the last twenty-four hours. 18 of them occurred last month while four came out of an audit of late reports. The number of deaths so far is 2,665.

    A total of 1,365 patients are currently hospitalized in various health facilities across the country, while 6,926 patients are in isolation from home care.

    192 patients are in the intensive care unit (ICU), 35 of them are on respiratory support and 127 on top of extra oxygen. 30 patients are under investigation.

    As of today, a total of 840,075 people have been vaccinated against Covid-19 virus nationwide. Of these 486,754 are 58 years of age and older, 154,031 Health Workers, 129 teachers, 527 Security officers all 70,467.

    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.

  • Source: KENYAGIST.COM

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