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Covid-19: Over 5 Million Vaccines Administered in Kenya

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Covid-19 vaccination drive at Naivasha Maximum Prison (Image/Courtesy)

Vaccination Update:

Kenya has as of October 29, 2021, administered a total of 5,292,312 across the country. Of these, 3,671,133 were partially vaccinated while those fully vaccinated were 1,621,179.

The uptake of the second dose among those who received their first dose was 41.7% with the proportion of adults fully vaccinated being 6.0%.

Covid-19 Update:

As of today, Saturday 30, 2021, 142 new Covid-19 infections were reported after 4,950 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. The cumulative caseload is now at 253,293.

The positivity rate is now at 2.9% with the cumulative caseload so far conducted now standing at 2,701,802.

Read: Covid-19 Update: 133 Infections, 3 Deaths, 52 Recoveries

Of the new cases, 137 are Kenyans while 5 are foreigners, with 110 being males and 32 being females. The youngest is a one-year-old child while the oldest is 82 years.

Sadly, three patients have succumbed to the virus bringing the cumulative death toll to 5,276.

Written by Mercy Auma

Passionate about human interest stories and politics. Email news@kahawatungu.com

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