Kenya has surpassed the 12 million mark in the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination exercise.
According to the Ministry of Health, as of February 1st, 2022, a total of 12,652,991 vaccines have been administered across the country. 5,753,724 fully vaccinated while 6,636,392 are partially vaccinated. Another 100,679 doses have been administered to those between 15 to 18 years while 162,196 are booster doses.
The government opened vaccination to teenagers above 15 years. Teenagers aged 15 to 17 years are only getting the Pfizer vaccine only.
Kenya kicked off a countrywide vaccination in March last year after the first doses of the AstraZeneca Vaccines arrived in the country.
Healthcare workers, security personnel, teachers, hotel workers, and the elderly have been on the priority list of the coronavirus vaccination exercise.
COVID 19 Cases in Kenya
The positivity rate in Kenya is on the decline (2.5% currently). 19 people have tested positive for the disease, from a sample size of 4,808 tested in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate Total confirmed positive cases are now 321,671 and cumulative tests so far conducted are 3,233,831.
Covid-19 Vaccine in Kenya