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Four die of Covid-19 as cases rise by 202

Health & ScienceBy Betty Njeru | Sat,Dec 11 2021 18:45:00 UTC | 1 min read

Two hundred and two people have today tested positive for the coronavirus, from 6,312 samples conducted in the last 24 hours.

The country’s positivity rate is now 3.2 per cent, with some 256,134 confirmed cases and 2,885,602 tests conducted so far, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe (pictured) announced.

Four more patients have succumbed to the disease, “all being late deaths reported after conducting facility record audits in November and December,” the CS said.

Covid 19 Time Series

 

This now pushes Kenya’s Covid-19 death toll to 5,346.

An additional twenty-three patients have recovered from the disease, all being from the Home Based Isolation and Care program.

Total recoveries in the country now stand at 248,51.

Further, a total of two hundred and one patients are admitted to various health facilities countrywide. Two patients are in the ICU and one in the HDU.

So far, Kenya has administered some 8,132,982 vaccines, with 11.9 per cent of the adult population fully vaccinated.

 

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