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Kenya records 21 new Covid cases with 0.8 positivity rate – The Star, Kenya

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•The CS in a press briefing confirmed that this was from a sample size of 2,709 recording a positivity rate of 0.8 per cent.
•The country’s fatalities remain at 5,316 as no death was reported in the last 24 hours.
Kenya on Sunday recorded 21 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the country’s case load to 254,297, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has said.
The CS in a press briefing confirmed that this was from a sample size of 2,709 recording a positivity rate of 0.8 per cent.
The cumulative tests stand at 2,770,062.
The country’s fatalities remain at 5,316 as no death was reported in the last 24 hours.
Kagwe said that there are 391 patients currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,031 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.
26 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 12 of whom are on ventilatory support and 14 on supplemental oxygen.
Another 112 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with110 of them are in the general wards. Two patients are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).
Meanwhile, 12 patients have recovered from the disease with 10 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care program while 2 are from health facilities countrywide.
Total recoveries now stand at247,645 of whom 200,054 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 47,591 are from various health facilities countrywide.
VACCINATION
As of November 13, a total of 5,990,974 vaccines had so far been administered across the country. Of these, 3,884,449were partially vaccinated while those fully vaccinated were2,106,525.
The uptake of the second dose among those who received their first dose was at 50.7 per cent. Proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 7.7 per cent.
The Government is working towards vaccinating a targeted population of 27,246,033
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