A total of 953,954 persons have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 disease in Kenya.
A statement from Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said out of these, 289,766 are aged 58 years and above; 163,976 are health workers; 150,203 are teachers; 80,665 are security officers while 269,344 are in the ‘Others’ category.
On Sunday, the ministry reported that 324 people tested positive for the disease, from a sample size of 4,392 tested in the last 24 hours.
Kenya’s latest positivity rate is now 7.4percent. From the cases 298 are Kenyans while 26 are foreigners. 223 are males and 101 females.
The youngest is a one-year-old baby while the oldest is 91 years. Total confirmed positive cases are now 168,432 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,781,426.
1o deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, two having occurred in the last 24 hours while 8 are late deaths reported after conducting a facility record audit within the last one month. This now pushes the cumulative fatalities to 3,059.
New deaths by age; 0-9 years (o), 10-19 years (0), 20-29 (0), 30-39 years (0), 40-49 years (2), 50-59 years (1), 60 years and above (7).
Cumulative deaths by age; 0-9 years (54), 10-19 years (21), 20-29 (106), 30-39 years (251), 40-49 years (388), 50-59 years (646), 60 years and above (1,593).
A total of 1,084 patients are currently admitted to various health facilities countrywide, while 4,751 patients are under the Home Based Isolation and Care Program.
121 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 25 of whom are on ventilatory support and 68 on supplementary oxygen. 28 patients are on observation.
Another 86 patients are separately on supplemental oxygen with 79 of them in general wards and 7 in High Dependency Unit (HDU).
In terms of county distribution of the new cases, Kiambu is leading with 84 cases followed by Nairobi 68 cases, Homa Bay 28, Mombasa 27, Kisii 19, Nyeri 17, Kilifi 13, Isiolo and Meru 7 cases each, Kisumu and Uasin Gishu 6 cases each, Kitui, Laikipia, Migori and Murang’a 4 cases each, Narok and Nakuru 3 cases each, Machakos, Trans Nzoia, Turkana and Nandi 2 cases each, Baringo, Bomet, Bungoma, Busia, Elgeyo Marakwet, Embu, Kajiado, Kakamega, Nyandarua, Siaya, Taita Taveta and Tharaka Nithi 1.
In terms of sub county distribution; the 84 cases in Kiambu are from Thika (70), Kiambaa and Ruiru (4) cases each, Kabete (3), Gatundu South, Juja and Kiambu Town (1) case each.
In Nairobi the 68 cases are from Kamukunji and Kibra (6) cases each, Kasarani, Langaü, S@rehe and Westlands (5) cases each, Dagorett! North, Embakasi West, Makadara, Mathare and Ruaraka (4) caes each, Dagoretti South, Embakasi Central, Embakasi South and Roysambu (3) cases each, Embakasi North and Embakasi East
(2) cases each.