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The 469 trial was favorable for Covid, as Kenya’s preferential rate hits 11.2pc – KBC

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469 people have tested positive for Covid-19, from a sample size of 4,194 tested in the last 24 hours.

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Kenya’s positive rate is 11.2%, and the total number of currently verified cases is 156,318 and additional tests have been done so far 1,645,209.

Of those cases 437 are Kenyans while 32 are foreigners and 300 are men and 169 women.

The youngest is a six-month-old baby while the oldest is 91 years old.

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19 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours and one has occurred in the last 24 hours, 10 on different dates within the last one month, while 8 are the deaths of the deceased reported after conducting a facility record audit.

This now pushes additional deaths to 2,622.

A total of 1,443 patients are currently hospitalized in various health facilities across the country, while 6,872 patients are in Home and Outcry.

207 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 43 of them have respiratory support and 133 on additional oxygen and 31 patients are being monitored.

Another 176 patients are supplemented with supplemental oxygen and 163 of them in total wards and 13 in the High Dependency Units (HDU).

As of Sunday, 304 patients had recovered from the disease, 187 from Home Care and Isolation while 117 were from various health facilities across the country.

The total rehabilitation is currently at 106,588 of which 77,604 are from Home Care and Isolation while 28,984 are from health facilities.

In terms of distribution Nairobi County leads with 137 cases followed by Mombasa with 73 cases.

Kilifi has 36 cases, Meru 27, Bungoma 26, Kiambu 24, Uasin Gishu 20, Busia 19, Embu 16, Nyeri 15, Kitui 10, Kwale 9, Nakuru 10, Taita Taveta 9, Kajiado 6, Muranga 4, Elgeyo Homa Bay 4 .

Isiolo has 2, Kakamega 2, Machakos 3, Kisii 3, Laikipia 2, Siaya 2, Vihiga 2, Marakwet 2, Garissa 1, Migori 1, Nandi 1, Baringo 1, Trans Nzoia 1 and Kisumu 1.

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