Kenya documented 218 new COVID-19 cases out of around 3,317 samples tested on Wednesday. According to government statistics, the positive ratio has already reached 6.6 percent. Among the newly admitted patients are 177 Kenyans and 41 non-Kenyans.
So far, an estimated 3,688,286 tests have been performed to confirm 326,015 confirmed cases. The remaining cities include Nairobi (160), Kiambu had 19, Nakuru had 11, Murang’a and 10, and Siaya (5). Both Mombasa and Garissa have two cases.
Even though 82 people regained better health from the sickness through the Home-Based and Isolation Care initiative, there were no fatalities. The total number of recoveries is currently 319,117, with 266,086 from the Home-Based Care and Isolation initiative and 53,031 from other health facilities across the country.
There are no ICU, oxygen, or HDU patients in the immediate vicinity. The declaration was made by Mutahi Kagwe, the Minister of Health.
Vaccination against COVID-19
A total of around 18,329,151 vaccines have been distributed across Kenya till June 7, 2022. Deliveries of vaccines to adults total 16,524,062. According to Kagwe, an additional 1,407,489 pills are given to adolescents aged 15 -17, 35,821 pills are given to adolescents aged 12 to 15, and 361,779 of those are booster doses.
In the past 24 hours, 23,514 immunizations were distributed, and 8,776 people received their whole course of vaccinations. A stunning 31.1 percent of people said they had obtained all of the required immunizations. The government expects to vaccinate more than 27 million people.