Kenya will start the vaccination process against Covid-19 Friday at Kenyatta National Hospital following the flagging off of the vaccines at Kitengela storage facility.
According to Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe, the process is being rolled out in all the 47 counties, starting with frontline workers, teachers, security personnel and those over 58 years.
The country received the first batch of the Covid-19 vaccines on Monday evening.
Kenya now joins other countries in the globe who have began vaccinating their citizens against the virus.
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The CS has emphasised on the need to adhere to the Ministry of Health guidelines to help curb the spread of the virus saying that having a vaccine does not mean we have a cure.
He regretted the high rate at which the virus was spreading noting that the positivity rate has moved from 2.8% to 9% since January this year.
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