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Kenya Registers 95 Covid-19 Cases, National Tally Rises to 255,355

by Zablon Ondari
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The Ministry of Health on Friday, 3rd December confirmed 95 new cases of Covid-19 cases from the 4,799 samples tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the country’s caseload to 255,335.

The cumulative number of samples tested so far stands at 2,848,757. The country’s positivity rate is at two per cent.

Of the new cases, 88 are Kenyans while 7 are foreigners with 54 being male while 41 are females. The youngest is a one-year-old child while the oldest is 94.

Kagwe said that 22 patients have recovered from the disease with 13 from the Home-Based Isolation and Care program while 9 are from various health facilities countrywide. The total number of recoveries now stands at248,398.

The country’s fatalities remain at 5,335 as no new deaths were reported.

There are 170 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 815 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

Some four patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), three of whom are on ventilatory support and one on supplemental oxygen. No patient is under observation.

Another 55 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with 53 of them being in the general wards. Two patients are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

Vaccination: A total of 7,417,276 vaccines had so far been administered across the country. Of these, 4,539,928 were partially vaccinated while those fully vaccinated were 2,877,348.

The uptake of the second dose among those who received their first dose was at 57.2 per cent. The proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 10.6 per cent.

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