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12 Covid-19 patients on Oxygen, 2 critical

By KETRA KALUNGA

OVER 60 Covid-19 cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours with two in critical condition from the 17 current admissions.

The Ministry of Health in its daily update said 12 patients are on oxygen with two new admissions recorded from the 1, 500 tests that were conducted.

It said 101 recoveries with zero deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.

The ministry said 1, 031 cases were being managed at the community level bringing the number of active cases to 1, 047.

And 9,196 people have been vaccinated with the first dose while 2, 454 have received the booster vaccine and those who are fully vaccinated stands at 19, 918.

This brings the cumulative number of confirmed cases to 323 283 and 318 247 recoveries from the 3, 507 848 tests conducted since the outbreak of the pandemic.

The ministry said 2, 856 Covid-19 deaths have been recorded and 1, 133 associated deaths bringing the cumulative number to 3, 989 deaths.

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