258 test positive for Covid-19, positivity rate at 8pc

258 people have Friday tested positive for COVID-19 from a sample size of 3,206 tested in the last 24 hours.

The positivity rate is now at 8.0%. From the cases 235 are Kenyans while 23 are foreigners. 142 are males and 116 females.

The youngest is a 3-month-old while the oldest is 95 years old. Total confirmed positive cases are now 333,952 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 3,760,201.

In terms of County distribution; Nairobi 105, Kiambu 30, Siaya 20, Nakuru 17, Kilifi 12, Nyeri 8, Bungoma 7, Murang’a 7, Busia 6, Laikipia 6, Mombasa 6, Trans Nzoia 5, Kisumu 4, Nyamira 4, Kakamega 2, Machakos 2, Meru 2, Migori 3, Uasin Gishu 3, Bomet,

Garissa, Homa Bay, Kisii, Kwale, Mandera, Narok, Tana River and West Pokot 1 case each.

Distribution of positive cases by age is as follows; 0-9 years (17), 10-19 years (18), 20-29 years (50), 30-39 (53), 40-49 (44) 50- 59 (22), 60 years and above (54).

419 patients have recovered from the disease, 407 are from the Home Based and Isolation Care Program while 12 are from various health facilities countrywide.

This pushes the total recoveries to 324,372 of whom 271,155 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 53,217 are from various health facilities countrywide.

Sadly, 1 patient has succumbed to the disease, and it is a late death reported after conducting facility record audits in the month of June 2022.

This now pushes the cumulative fatalities to 5,653.

Cumulative deaths by age; 0-9 years (62), 10-19 years (43), 20- 29 (149), 30-39 years (410), 40-49 years (647), 50-59 years (1,029), 60 years and above (3,313).

There are 134 patients currently admitted in our health facilities, while 3,793 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care  program. 5 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), of whom 4 are on ventilatory support while 1 is on supplemental oxygen.

Another 24 are in the General Wards and are all on supplemental oxygen. No patient is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).


As of June 30th 2022, a total of 18,841,001 vaccines have been administered across the country. Of these, 16,775,765 are doses administered to the adult population (18 years and above).

Another 1,543,491are doses administered to those between 15 to 17 years, 43,016 are below 15 years but above 12 years while 478,729 are booster doses.



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