On November 25th, 810 people tested positive for Covid-19, from a sample size of 7,387 tested in 24 hours, bringing to 79,322 the number of confirmed positive cases in Kenya. From the cases, 792 are Kenyans while 18 are foreigners.
Nairobi County continues to lead with 252 case, Mombasa 77, Nakuru 38, Uasin Gishu 36, Siaya 34, Nyandarua 31, Kericho 30, Busia 30, Nyamira 29, Kisumu 22, Kakamega 22, Machakos 21, Murang’a 19, Kiambu 19, Kwale 19, Kajiado 15, Bungoma 15, Kisii 15, Turkana 13.
Migori 13, Homa Bay 12, Nandi 9, Kilifi 9, Bomet 6, West Pokot 5, Samburu 4, Vihiga 3, Tana River 3, Makueni 3, Nyeri 2, Lamu 2, Narok 1 and Embu 1.
According to the MOH, 265 patients have recovered from the disease, 210 from the Home-Based Care Program, while 55 have been discharged from various hospitals. The total recoveries now stand at 52,974. At the same time, 8 more patients died, taking total casualties to 1,417.
There are 1,198 patients admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 7,169 are on Home Based Isolation and Care. 49 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 31 of whom are on ventilatory support, and 14 on supplemental oxygen.
Additionally, another 106 patients are separately on supplementary oxygen out of whom 91 are in the general wards. 15 are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).
Meanwhile, the AstraZeneca is a vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca Plc prevented a majority of people from getting the disease, an average of 70 percent of participants in a study from falling ill, an early analysis of the data shows.
The head of AstraZeneca in France, Olivier Nataf said they will be producing three billion doses worldwide in 2021. He added that production is ramping up, there are already 50 million doses of active substances available and capacity is being increased almost weekly.
Please take care. Wear your masks. Wash your hands. Sanitize frequently and observe the social distance to help on combating the COVID_19 virus.