8 Covid-19 cases reported in Nairobi

Eight new Covid-19 cases have been reported in Nairobi county from a sample size of 899 tested in the last 24 hours pushing the positivity rate to 0.9pc.

According to the latest statistics released by the Ministry of Health, five of the cases are Kenyans while three are Foreigners; seven male and one female.

The youngest is aged 5 years while the oldest is 62 years old with the cumulative national caseload standing at 338,379 from 3,877,141 cumulative tests so far conducted since March 2020.

“No fatalities were recorded during the period under review so the cumulative fatalities remain at 5,675. Cumulative deaths by age remain; 0-9 years (62), 10-19 years  (44), 20-29 (151), 30-39 years (412), 40-49 years (652), 50-59 years (1,032), 60 years and above (3,322)” health cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe announced.

Six patients have recovered from the disease, all from the Home Based and Isolation Care Program pushing total recoveries to 332,606 of whom 278,990 are from the HomeBased Care and Isolation program, while 53,616 are from various health facilities across the country.

12 patients are currently admitted while 86 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

As of September 20th 2022, a total of 21,540,711 vaccines have been administered across the country. Of these, 17,857,475 are doses administered to the adult population (18 years and above).

An additional 2,459,598 are doses administered to those between 12 to below 18 years, while  1,223,638 are booster doses.

The total number of vaccines administered in the last 24 hours is 11,878 while the total number of people fully vaccinated over the last 24 hours stands at 4,448.

The proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 35pc. The Government is working towards vaccinating a targeted population of 27,246,033 people.

  

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