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Kenya administers 12 million COVID-19 vaccine doses as infections subside

NAIROBI – According to the Ministry of Health, Kenya administers more than 12 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, of which 20 percent of the country's population is fully vaccinated.

In a statement released Sunday, cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the government plans to vaccinate 70 percent of the population by June, even as new infections and deaths become significant.

Since Friday, the ministry has launched an accelerated two-week mass vaccination campaign in all 47 counties of the country.

In addition to the 3,000 agencies currently managing vaccines,” said Kagwe.

Kenya reported 321,335 cases of COVID-19 and 5,580 deaths on Sunday, and the positivity rate dropped to 2.6 percent from 20 percent at the end of December, when infections beat previous infections. another.

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