Kenyans Dead From Covid-19 Reach 3,000

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Mbagathi Covid Hospital
  • Kenya has recorded 25 deaths in the last 24 hours, 8 having occurred on diverse dates within the last one month and 17 are deaths reported after conducting facility record audits.

    Cumulative fatalities now stand at 3,001.

    In addition, 267 new Covid-19 cases from 4,436 tests conducted over the past 24 hours. The positivity rate now stands at 6.0%.

    Medical Practitioners at Mbagathi Hospital

    In the statement released on Saturday, May 15, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced that the country’s cumulative numbers had risen to 165,379.

    The total number of cumulative tests conducted so far are 1,741,604.

    From the cases, 253 are Kenyans while 14 are foreigners. 237 are male and 155 are female. The youngest is a seven-month-old infant while the oldest is 82 years.

    57 individuals recovered from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, 23 from various health facilities countrywide while 34 from home-based and isolation care.

    Total recoveries now stand at 113,489 of whom 82,484 are from Home Based Care and Isolation while 31,005 are from various health facilities.

    1,030 patients are admitted to various health facilities in the country while 4,813 are on home-based isolation and care. 117 are in the intensive care unit 23 of who are on ventilatory support.

    73 patients are on supplemental oxygen and 21 patients are under observation.

    Another 84 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with 79 in general wards and five in High Dependency Units (HDU).

    So far, 933,826 individuals have been vaccinated against the virus. 

    Health Acting Director General Dr Patrick Amoth receives the Covid-19 vaccine on Friday, March 5.
    Health Acting Director General Dr Patrick Amoth receives the Covid-19 vaccine on Friday, March 5.
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  • Source: KENYAGIST.COM

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