COVID 19: Kenya records 11 new positive cases

By , K24 Digital
On Sun, 28 Nov, 2021 20:30 | < 1 min read
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The Ministry of Health on Sunday announced that 11 people contracted COVID-19 from a sample size of 4,153 tested in the last 24 hours.

In a statement, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe confirmed that the positivity rate is now at a new low of 0.5%.

Of the cases, 9 are Kenyans while 2 are foreigners, with 7 being males and 4 females.

Total confirmed positive cases are now 254,951 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 2,827,102.

The total number of tests done now stands at 1,756,846 from which 166,382 people have tested positive.

The cumulative fatalities remains at 5,333 with zero cases reported for the last 24 hours.

Vaccination

As of November 27, 2021, a total of 6,939,559 vaccines had so far been administered across the country.

Of these, 4,282,386 were partially vaccinated while those fully vaccinated were 2,657,173.

The uptake of the second dose among those who received their first dose was at 57.3% and proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 9.8%.

The Government is working towards vaccinating a targeted population of 27,246,033.

Nairobi County is in the lead with 27.0% of the population fully vaccinated followed by Nyeri at 21.3%, Kiambu 15.9%, Laikipia 13.7%, Taita Taveta 12.8%, Nyandarua 11.9%, Murang’a 11.8%, Uasin Gishu 11.4%, Kirinyaga 10.9%, Kisumu 10.8%, Nakuru 10.5%, Mombasa 10.4%, Kajiado 10.1% and Embu 10.0%.

Meanwhile, West Pokot, Turkana, Mandera and Marsabit have less than 2% of the population fully vaccinated.