Kenya passes 14 million mark in COVD-19 vaccination

Kenya has reached 14 million vaccinations in the COVID-19 vaccine campaign, despite a 1% positive rate in the last 24 hours.

6.5 million individuals have been properly vaccinated, according to Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe in a statement.

He stated that 372,136 dosages were administered to people between the ages of 15 and 17.

“A total of 197,231 immunizations have been administered in the last 24 hours.” “In the last 24 hours, 93,111 people have been fully vaccinated, while 104,120 people have received their first jab,” he said.

He further stated that “the proportion of fully vaccinated adults is at 24.0% and the uptake of the second dose among those who had received the first jab is at 63.3%.”

The government is working towards vaccinating 27,246,033 people.

Nyeri is the leading county in terms of number of vaccinations administered with 228,456 adults fully vaccinated. Nyeri has an adult population of 510,028 people of which 44.8% are fully vaccinated.

Wajir County has the least number of people vaccinated. With an adult population of 337,296, only 25,179 adults have been vaccinated which is 7.5% of the total population.

Nairobi County has the highest number of booster doses received (77,886) followed by Nakuru (15,591) then Kiambu (12,916). Wajir, Marsabit and Lamu have the least number of people who have received the booster with 65,63 and 37 people respectively.

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