Coronavirus – Kenya: COVID-19 update (April 14, 2021)



Coronavirus – Kenya: COVID-19 update (April 14, 2021)

981 people have tested positive for the disease, out of a sample of 7,529 people tested in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate is 13%. The total number of confirmed positive cases is now 148,128. The cumulative tests to date are 1,578,773.

The distribution of positive cases by age is as follows; 0-9 years (32), 10-19 years (53), 20-29 years (154), 30-39 years (242), 40-49 years (192), 50-59 years (139), 60 and above (169).

Distribution of counties; Nairobi 349, Bungoma 61, Turkana 55, Kiambu 49, Kisumu 46, Mombasa 46, Nakuru 41, Uasin Gishu 39, Meru 35, Busia 24, Kajiado 23, Siaya 20, Kilifi 19, Migori 17, Taita Taveta 17, Kitui 16, Kakamega 12, Machakos 12, Isiolo 11, Nandi 13, Nyandarua 10, Vihiga 9, Kirinyaga 8, Homabay 7, Kericho 7, Murang’a 6, Kisii 5, Laikipia 5, Makueni 5, Marsabit 4, Nyeri 3, West Pokot 3 , Baringo 1, Kwale 1, Samburu 1 and Transnzoia 1.

RECOVERIES: 665 patients recovered from the disease, 528 from home and isolation care and 137 from various health facilities. Total recoveries now stand at 100,245.

DEATHS: 26 deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours, with 3 of them occurring within the 24 hours and 23 on different dates in the past month. This now brings our cumulative deaths to 2,420.

New deaths by age; 0-9 years (0), 10-19 years (0), 20-29 (0), 30-39 years (0), 40-49 years (2), 50-59 years (5), 60 years and above (19).

Cumulative deaths by age; 0-9 years (47), 10-19 years (18), 20-29 (95), 30-39 years (214), 40-49 years (329), 50-59 years (545), 60 years and above (1172).

ADMISSIONS: 1,623 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities across the country, while 5,565 patients are in isolation and in home care. 269 ​​patients are in intensive care, including 47 on ventilatory assistance and 172 on supplemental oxygen. 50 patients are under observation.

283 patients receive supplementary oxygen separately, including 257 in general services and 26 in high dependency units (HDU).

VACCINATION: Yesterday, a total of 569,244 people had been vaccinated with the Astrazeneca vaccine. Of these, 127,451 are health workers, 45,968 security officers, 84,016 teachers and 311,809 are other members of the public, including those aged 58 and over.

KIND: 320,343 are men and 248,687 are women.

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