Kenya has recorded 1,020 fresh cases of Covid-19 infection from a sample size of 3,444 in the last 24 hours as the positivity rate in the country rises to 29.6 per cent.

This is according to the recent press statement released on Monday by the Ministry of Health (MoH).

906 of the total number of cases that tested positive are Kenyans, while 114 are foreign nationals.

534 of the people that tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours are females, while 486 are males.

A one-year-old child is the youngest person to have tested positive for the virus while the oldest person is aged 95.

The total confirmed cases now stand at 264,727 and the cumulative tests that have been conducted so far are 2,933,764.

19 patients have been reported to have recovered from the virus, 14 from various health facilities across the country, and 5 are from the Home-Based Isolation and Care Program.

The total number of recoveries is 249,315. Out of that number, 201,154 have recovered from the Home-Based Care and Isolation Program, while 48,161 are from various health facilities throughout Kenya.

288 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities across Kenya, while 5,631 are under the Home-Based Isolation and Care Program.

16 patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 9 of them are on ventilatory support while 7 of them are on supplemental oxygen.

No deaths have been reported on Monday, so the cumulative number of fatalities remains at 5,353.

The total number of people that have been vaccinated is 8,902,539. 5,310,496 of that population have not been fully vaccinated while 3,592,043 have been fully vaccinated.

The proportion of adults that have been fully vaccinated is 13.2 per cent while 56.2 per cent represents the number that received their second dose among those who received their first dose.