Covid 19: 106 New Cases,Positivity Rate At 5.2%


Kenya on Tuesday recorded 106 new Covid-19 cases from a sample size of 2,057, tested in the last 24 hours, which brings the positivity rate to 5.2 percent.

The Health Ministry said in a statement that of the newly infected persons, 95 are Kenyans while 11 are foreigners; 56 are males and 50 are females.

The youngest is a 3-month-old child while the oldest is 110 years old.

The total confirmed cases in the country are 336,904 with 3,799,788 cumulative tests having been conducted so far.

Nairobi accounted for 61 of the new cases,10 Meru 7, Narok 4, Kiambu 3, Homa Bay 2, Mombasa 2, Nakuru 2, Kajiado, Kitui, Laikipia and Murang’a had one case each.

204 patients have recovered from the disease, pushing the total recoveries to 330,105.

According to the health cabinet secretary, Mutahi Kagwe, a total of 18,114 vaccines were dispensed across the country in the last 24 hours while the total number of people fully vaccinated in the same period was 7,440.

The CS further added that 19,116,765 vaccines had been administered across the country as of July 18, 2022.

He noted that 16,930,163 of these have been administered to adults aged over 18 years while the remaining 1,570,839 have been given to minors between 15 and 17 years.


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