HEALTH NEWS

149 new Covid-19 cases are being copied in the country

An additional 149 people have been infected with the Covid-19 virus in the country, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 253,661. 

Covid-19 transmission rate in the country is now 2.7 percent.

Of those new cases, 148 people are Kenyan nationals with one person being a foreign national. 
75 are women and 74 are men with the youngest victim being a seven-year-old child and the oldest being 98 years old.
Kitui County led with 49 cases, while Nairobi was followed by 41 cases, Nakuru 9, Trans Nzoia 7, Busia 5, Kisii 5, Meru 5, Isiolo 4, Makueni 3, Kakamega 3, Bomet 2, Bungoma 2, Marsabit 2 and Elgeyo Marakwet, Garissa, Kajiado, Kisumu, Migori, Murang’a, Nandi, Narok, Nyandarua Tharaka Nithi, Uasin Gishu and Wajir 1 copied one kiss each county
A further 14 patients have died from the Covid-19 severity in the country, all of which were reported delayed deaths. 
The total number of deaths due to Covid-19 in the country is now 5,296.
A further 131 people have recovered from the disease in the country with 103 leaving the home care program and 28 were allowed to leave various health facilities across the country. The total number of Covid-19 survivors in the country is now 247,156 of which 199,651 are from home care programs and 47,505 from various health facilities across the country.
A total of 426 patients have been admitted to various health facilities across the country while another 1,151 are being cared for at home.
Thirty-two patients have been admitted to the intensive care unit ICU, 18 of whom are on respiratory aids and 14 are receiving extra Oxygen.
As of November 3, 2021, 5,482,089 people had been vaccinated against Covid-19. Of that number 3,744,710 people were vaccinated in the first phase and 1,737,379 were fully vaccinated.