Five people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Kenya from 2,928 samples tested in the last 24 hours, marking a positivity rate of 0.2 per cent.
Of the cases, four are Kenyans while one is a foreigner; three are males and two are females, while the youngest is a 31-year-old and the oldest is 87 years old.
Total confirmed positive cases, according to the Ministry of Health, are now 323,588 while cumulative tests so far conducted are 3,557,516.
In terms of county distribution, Uasin Gishu recorded 4 cases while Nairobi had one case.
In the vaccination campaign, a total of 17,781,325 vaccines had been administered across the country as of April 12, 2022.
“Of these, 16,263,230 are doses administered to the adult population (18 years and above),” Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said in a statement to newsrooms on Wednesday.
“Another 1,229,231 are doses administered to those between 15 to 17 years, while 288,864 are booster doses.”
The CS added that the total number of vaccines administered in the last 24 hours is 11,291 while the total number of people fully vaccinated is 8,100.
The proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 30.2 per cent, he said, adding that the government is working towards vaccinating a targeted population of 27,246,033.
Kagwe noted that no patients recovered from the disease, therefore the total recoveries remain at 317,801.
Similarly, no deaths were recorded either, hence the cumulative fatalities still stand at 5,649.
A total of 11 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 127 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.
“No patient is in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or on supplemental oxygen or in the general wards. No patient is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU),” Kagwe said.
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