COVID-19 updates: Kenya reports 1,354 new cases, 3 deaths

Sunday, January 2nd, 2022 20:07 | By
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe. Photo/PD

Kenya on Sunday recorded 1,354 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the country’s caseload to 298,509, the Ministry of Health has said.

In a statement, health CS confirmed that this was from a sample size of 5,331, recording a positivity rate of 25.4 per cent.

The cumulative tests so far conducted now stands at 3,042,313.

Of the new cases, 1,102 are Kenyans while 252 are foreigners. 687 are males and 667 are females.

The youngest is a one-year-old child while the oldest is 105 years.

The tally of death cases has risen to 5,384 after 3 more succumbed.


As of January 1, 2022, a total of 10,121,263 vaccines had so far
been administered across the country.

Of these, 5,871,177 were partially vaccinated while those fully vaccinated were 4,215,806.

Another 21,065 are doses administered to those between 15 and
18 years while 13,215 are booster doses.

The uptake of the second dose among those who received their first dose was at 55.8%.

The proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 15.5%.

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