According to the Ministry of Health on Thursday, COVID-19 vaccination rates in Kenya have skyrocketed due to an increase in the number of cases. The number of Kenyans receiving vaccines has increased to 20,000 every day; a sharp rise from 3000 per day, three months ago when illness rates were at an all-time low.
Government records show that 24,798 people were inoculated on Wednesday, up from 23,514 on Tuesday. According to the government, 18.3 million people, including 16.5 million adults, have been vaccinated.
According to Mutahi Kagwe, cabinet secretary for health, the country registered 218 positive cases out of a total sample size of 3,317 on Wednesday, the highest number in recent memory. In Kenya, 326,217 confirmed cases have been reported.
The government has encouraged everyone to wear face masks and get vaccinated in response to the unusual increase in cases. “Face masks are essential for Kenyans. The number of COVID-19 patients has lately grown.” According to Francis Kuria, director of public health at the Ministry of Health. Before the repeal of COVID-19 rules in March, Kenya had less than five positive cases each day.