Kenya on Monday recorded 231 fresh coronavirus cases with positivity rate of 9.9 per cent, from a sample size of 2,147 tested, according to data shared by the Ministry of Health.
In terms of county distribution; Nairobi recorded 139 cases in the last 24 hours, accounting for more than 50 per cent of the new cases in the country, while Kitui recorded 44, Kilifi 13, Nyeri 8, Mombasa 4,Kiambu 3, Embu and Siaya recording 1 case respectively.
With this, the country’s overall COVID-19 tally rose to 326,932, and cumulative tests so far conducted are 3,701,693. Fortunately, no patient has succumbed to the disease therefore the cumulative fatalities remain 5,651 since the first case was reported, the Ministry of heath said in a statement.
Kenya’s coronavirus positivity rate went up by 2.2 per cent within 48 hours, while 150 patients recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours, taking their cumulative count to 319,669 and leaving the state with 7,476 active cases.
According to the Ministry of Health, a total of 18,442,246 vaccines have been administrated across the country. Of these, 31.3% proportion of adults 18 years and above fully vaccinated.
As we witness a surge in Covid-19 cases, do not let your guard down, continue practicing good personal hygiene.
“If we continue to treat this disease normally, it will treat us abnormally.” CS Mutahi Kagwe