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Coronavirus - Kenya: COVID-19 update (9 April 2021)

Coronavirus - Kenya: COVID-19 update (9 April 2021)

1,091 people have tested positive to the disease, from a sample size of 7,300. Our positivity rate is at 14.9 %. Total confirmed positive cases are now 144,154. Cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,549,388.

Distribution of positive cases by age; 
*0-9 years (35), 
*10-19 years (53), 
*20-29 years (164), 
*30-39 years (262), 
*40-49 years (219), 
*50-59 years (188), 
*60 and above (170).

County distribution; 
*Nairobi 353, 
*Kiambu 67, 
*Uasin Gishu 65, 
*Mombasa 57, 
*Kericho 51, 
*Murang’a 50, 
*Machakos 49, 
*Nakuru 48, 
*Kakamega 34, 
*Kilifi 32, 
*Makueni 29, 
*Kajiado 29, 
*Kitui 29, 
*Nyandarua 26, 
*Kisumu 25, 
*Busia 22, 
*Bungoma 17, 
*Trans Nzoia 13
*Garissa 13, 
*Turkana 10, 
*Laikipia 10, 
*Vihiga 10, 
*Bomet 10, 
*Meru 9, 
*Baringo 7, 
*Nyeri 7, 
*Samburu 5, 
*Migori 3, 
*Kwale 2, 
*Lamu 2, 
*Siaya 2, 
*West Pokot 1, 
*Elgeyo Marakwet 1, 
*Embu 1, 
*Kirinyaga 1 and Narok 1.

RECOVERIES:
*533 patients have recovered, 297 from health facilities, & 236 from Home Based and Isolation Care. 
*Total recoveries now stand at 98,183.

DEATHS:
*17 deaths have been reported in 24 hours with all of them having occurred in the last one month.
*Cumulative fatalities are now at 2,309.

New deaths by age; 
*0-9 years (0), 
*10-19 years (0), 
*20-29 (0), 
*30-39 years (3), 
*40-49 years (1), 
*50-59 years (2), 
*60 years and above (11).

Cumulative deaths by age; 
*0-9 years (45), 
*10-19 years (17), 
*20-29 (94), 
*30-39 years (208), 
*40-49 years (323), 
*50-59 years (522), 
*60 years and above (1,100).

Our sincere condolences to families and friends of those who have lost their loved ones.

ADMISSIONS:
*1,605 patients are admitted in various health facilities countrywide
 *4,233 patients are on Home Based Isolation and Care.  
*236 patients are in the ICU, 45 on ventilatory support & 159 on supplemental oxygen. 
*32 patients are on observation.
*259 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen with 246 of them in general wards and 13 in High Dependency Units.

VACCINATION
As of 8th April, 422,021 people have been vaccinated with the Astrazeneca vaccine: 
*110,523 are Health Workers, *34,150 Security Officers, *59,906 Teachers & 
*217,442 are other members of the public who include those at 58 years and above.

Gender:
*238,522 (56.5%) are Males & *183,499 (43.5%) females.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Kenya.Ministry of Health, Kenya
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