Five Month Old Baby Among 1,372 Infected with Coronavirus

Five Month Old Baby Among 1,372 Infected with Coronavirus

A five month old baby has been infected with Covid-19 as Kenya, recorded 1,372 new cases on Sunday, December 19th, 2021.

The oldest was aed 90 years old drawn from a sample size of 5,635 tested in the last 24 hours, with the positivity rate now at 24.4%.

From the cases 1,260 are Kenyans while 112 are foreigners with 699 being females and 673 are males.

This brings the total confirmed positive cases to 263,707 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 2,930,320.

Health Cabinet Secretary (CS) Mutahi Kagwe, said that no death has been reported, with the cumulative fatalities remaining at 5,353.

The CS said 74 patients have recovered from the disease, 50 from various health facilities countrywide while 24 are from the Home Based Isolation and Care program.

This pushes the total number of recoveries to 249,296 of whom 201,149 are from the Home-Based Care and Isolation program, while 48,147 are from various health facilities countrywide.

He also A total of 278 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 4,996 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care program.

14 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), seven of them on ventilatory support while seven are on supplemental oxygen.

Another 64 patients are on supplemental oxygen and 60 of them are in the general wards. Four patients are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).