Health experts and the Ministry of Health (MOH) have today delivered worrying details about the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.
The deadly virus has since its outbreak in March 2020 claimed the lives of many people both young and old. Many people have contacted the virus, recovered while others are still in various hospitals across the country fighting for their lives.
The summative report indicates that more than five (5) million people have succumbed to the Covid-19 pandemic worldwide since the first case was announced in late 2019.
According to the report from a trusted source worrying details have emerged about the fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. It is indeed bad news to Kenyans amidst the harsh economic moments.
Experts have alerted Kenyans that which is expected to hit the country as form November 2021 will claim the lives of more than 3000 people in the country if proper measures are not taken.
Additionally, the experts have revealed that the country is going to introduce more strict measures to curb the spreading of this deadly disease.
This has come after president Uhuru Kenyatta imposed new guidelines to reduce Covid-19 infections in the country.
The positivity rates by yesterday were at 2.8% after 170 new cases were reported bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 250,898.
Ministry of Health CS Mutahi Kagwe reported that 254 patients had recovered from the disease. 216 recoveries were from the Home-Based Isolation and Care program while 38 were from other health facilities across the country.
He further said that a total of 243,591 recoveries have been recorded with 196,925 coming through the Home-Based Care and Isolation program while 46,666 are coming from various health facilities.
A total of 4,111,317 people were reported to have received the covid-19 vaccine by yesterday. Of the total, 3,093,399 have received the first doses while 1,017,918 have received first and second doses.
Let us adhere to all ministry of health guidelines to protect ourselves from the pandemic and reduce infections.