Coronavirus – Kenya: COVID-19 update (April 13, 2021)



Coronavirus – Kenya: COVID-19 update (April 13, 2021)

991 people have tested positive for the disease, out of a sample of 6,417 people tested. Our positivity rate is 15.4%. The total number of confirmed positive cases is now 147,147 and cumulative testing to date is 1,571,244.

Distribution of counties; Nairobi 296, Kiambu 67, Uasin Gishu 66, Kericho 58, Nakuru 44, Kisumu 41, Machakos 39, Mombasa 38, Meru 34, Kitui 30, Kajiado 28, Nyeri 24, Makueni 24, Garissa 24, Taita Taveta 22, Busia 19, Kilifi 13, Murang’a 13, Trans Nzoia 13, Baringo 12, Bungoma 11, Nyandarua 10, Kakamega 9, Isiolo 8, Vihiga 7, Laikipia 7, Bomet 6, Homa Bay 4, West Pokot 4, Kirinyaga 4, Elgeyo Marakwet 3 , Nandi 3, Siaya 3, Mandera 2, Kisii 1, Kwale 1, Narok 1, Tharaka Nithi 1 and Wajir 1.

370 patients have recovered from coronavirus disease, 214 from home care and isolation care, while 156 are from various health facilities. Total recoveries now stand at 99,580.

26 deaths were reported, one occurred in 24 hours, 15 in the past month and 10 are late death reports from facility file audits on various dates. This now brings our cumulative deaths to 2,394.

New deaths by age; 0-9 years (1), 10-19 years (0), 20-29 (0), 30-39 years (2), 40-49 years (0), 50-59 years (8), 60 years and above (15).

Cumulative deaths by age; 0-9 years (47), 10-19 years (18), 20-29 (95), 30-39 years (214), 40-49 years (327), 50-59 years (540), 60 years and above (1153).

  • 1,607 patients are admitted to various health establishments across the country.
  • 5,996 patients are in isolation and home care.
  • 239 patients are in intensive care, including 47 on ventilatory assistance and 161 on supplemental oxygen.
  • 31 patients are under observation.

293 patients receive supplementary oxygen separately, including 271 in general services and 22 in high dependency units (HDU).

VACCINATION: A total of 526,026 people had been vaccinated with the Astrazeneca vaccine. Of these, 122,984 are health workers, 42,343 security officers, 76,753 teachers and 283,946 are other members of the public, including those aged 58 and over.

Gender: 296,724 (56.5%) are male and 229,118 (43.5%) are female. The total doses distributed to the 9 regional stores are 999,000. The balance of the Kitengela Central Vaccines stores is 121,000.

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