COVID-19: Kenya records 28 more cases, 1 death

By , K24 Digital
On Mon, 29 Nov, 2021 18:58 | < 1 min read
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Kenya reported 28 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, based on a sample of 2,969 people tested in the last one day across the country.

From the cases 25 are Kenyans while 3 are foreigners. 15 males and 13 are females. The youngest is a five-year-old child while the oldest is 85 years.

The Health Ministry noted in a press release that the new infections, with a positivity rate of 0.9 percent, bring the total number of confirmed positive cases to 254,979.

Cumulative tests conducted in the country so far are 2,830,071.

The fatalities rise to 5,334 after one patient succumbed to the disease being a late death reported after conducting facility record audit.

Vaccination

As of Monday, November 29, a total of 6,959,988 vaccines has so far been administered across the country.

Of these, 4,295,764 were partially vaccinated while those fully vaccinated were 2,664,224.

The uptake of the second dose among those who received their first dose was at 57.0%. Proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 9.8%.

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