Kenya has recorded 392 cases of covid-19 within 24 hours from a total of 3,668 samples tested with positivity rate standing at 10.7%. 8 patients have unfortunately died within 24 hours from complications arising as a result of covid-19.
In a statement released to media houses on Friday, May 14, 2021, the government through ministry of health announced that the country’s cases rose to 165,112. From the cases announced on Friday, 383 are Kenyans while 9 are foreigners with the number of male contacting covid-19 remaining slightly high as there were 237 males with 155 female.
The statistics show that that the youngest from today’s cases was a 9 year old with the oldest being 94 years old.
184 individuals recovered within 24 hours; out of these, 152 recovered from various health centers across the country. 32 of the patients recovered from home based care raising the number of total recoveries to 113,432. Out of these, 82,450 recovered from home based care and isolation centers from across the country with 30,982 recovering from health facilities.
1040 patients are admitted in health facilities across the country while 4,813 continue to recuperate from home based care and isolation centers in the country. Out of this, 118 are in ICU, 23 of them are on ventilator support with 74 patients on supplementary oxygen. 21 patients are under observation before being retested.
83 patients are in general wards and 5 patients in High Dependency Units (HDU).
So far, 933,436 individuals have been vaccinated against covid-19. Out of these, 284,411 are aged between 58 years and above, 162,396 are health workers from across the country. Number of teachers who have been vaccinated stand at 146,538, security officers are at 79, 906 and others have 261,185.
Total recoveries stand at 113,432 with 82, 450 recovering from home based care and across isolation centers from across the country. 30982 recovered from various health institutions in Kenya.