Covid-19: One Year Old Baby Contracts Coronavirus as 252 People Test Positive

Covid-19: One Year Old Baby Contracts Coronavirus as 252 People Test Positive

One year old baby has contracted coronavirus as a total of 252 people have tested positive for Covid-19 from a sample size of 1,993.

“The youngest is a one-year-old while the oldest is 87 years old,” said Health Cabinet Secretary (CS) Mutahi Kagwe.

Of the cases, 228 are Kenyans while 24 are foreigners. 132 are males and 120 females

Total confirmed positive cases are now 329,605 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 3,724,555.

Health Cabinet Secretary (CS) Mutahi Kagwe on Monday, June 20, 2022 said the positivity rate is now at 12.6 percent.

He said no patient has succumbed to the disease therefore the cumulative fatalities remain` at 5,651.

The number of recovered patients is 232, where 223 are from the Home-Based and Isolation Care Program while nine are from various health facilities countrywide.

This pushes the total recoveries to 320,566 of whom 267,714 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 53,084 are from various health facilities countrywide.

There are 75 patients currently admitted to the health facilities, while 3,081 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

“One patient is in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and is on ventilator support, while 11 are in General Wards and are on supplemental oxygen,” Kagwe added.

No patient is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

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