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Kenya Records 402 New Cases, 10 Deaths With a Positivity Rate of 6%

Nairobi — The Ministry of Health has reported 402 new COVID-19 cases that were registered from a sample size of 6,715 raising the total caseload to 247,358. Country’s positivity rate now stands at 6.0 percent. Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe says 10 patients succumbed to the disease, all of them...
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Kagwe assures 2022 elections can go on despite pandemic

Kagwe assures 2022 elections can go on despite pandemic. The Ministry of Health has assured the country that it is possible to hold the 2022 General Elections despite the Covid-19 numbers still surging in the country. Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe in a document tabled before the Committee on Health...
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Covid-19 Cases Soar to 247,358 as 402 Test Positive

The Ministry of Health has announced 402 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The national tally now stands at 247,358. The cases were from the 6,715 samples tested. This brings to 2,514,478 the cumulative number of samples tested. The country’s positivity rate is at six per cent. In...
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U.S. Pledge to Vaccinate Poor Countries Stumbles Amid Logistical Challenges

A White Home plan to donate a whole lot of hundreds of thousands of doses of Covid-19 vaccines has been hampered in lots of growing international locations by a scarcity of infrastructure to deal with storage and distribution, leaving poorer nations far behind the developed world in vaccination charges. After...
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Kenya's COVID-19 cases reach 246,530

FILE PIC: Kenya's health minister, Mutahi Kagwe. /Ministry of Health-Kenya FILE PIC: Kenya's health minister, Mutahi Kagwe. /Ministry of Health-Kenya Kenya's health ministry on Sunday announced that it has recorded 234 new coronavirus cases, raising the country's total tally to 246,530 cases. 492 people have recovered from the disease. The number of total...
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Kenya Records 234 Covid-19 Cases as 9 More Patients Succumb

The Ministry of Health has confirmed 234 new Covid-19 cases from the 3,737 samples tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the country’s caseload to 246,530. This raised to 2,498,049, the cumulative number of samples tested since March last year. The country’s positivity rate stands at 6.3 per cent. In...
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634 Recover as Covid-19 Cases Jump to 246,296

The Ministry of Health on Saturday, 18th September, confirmed 515 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours. This brings the country’s caseload to 246,296. Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said in a statement that the cases were detected from 7,981 samples tested, raising the total to 2,494,312. The positivity rate is at 6.5 per cent.
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Kenya receives first batch of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines

Kenya’s Ministry of Health on Friday received the first consignment of the Pfizer vaccines to boost the country’s vaccination against COVID-19. Mutahi Kagwe, the cabinet secretary for Health, said the consignment of 795,600 doses donated by the United States will go a long way in accelerating the vaccination campaign against the pandemic.
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Kenya receives 790,000 Pfizer COVID-19 doses from US

Kenya on Friday received a donation of 795,600 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines from the US, as part of more than 2 million doses that Kenya expects from Washington. Health Principal Secretary Susan Mochache, received the consignment on behalf of Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and said the Pfizer vaccine doses will accelerate the ongoing vaccination campaign as Kenya strives to immunize 60% of its population.
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511 Test Positive as Covid-19 Death Toll Hits 4,961

The Ministry of Health has announced 511 new Covid-19 cases, raising the country’s caseload to 245,337. In a statement issued on Thursday, 16th September, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the latest figure was derived from the 7,955 samples tested in the last 24 hours. This brings to 2,478,820 the...
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Kenya Set to Manufacture Covid-19 Vaccines to Ensure Supply

The Kenyan government has set in motion plans to manufacture Covid-19 vaccines locally to ensure sufficient supply. The Ministry of Health is establishing a fill-and-finish facility for Covid-19 vaccines ahead of setting up a full-scale manufacturing plant. A fill and finish facility enables third parties to put ready-made vaccines into...
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Kenya to Start Manufacturing COVID-19 Vaccines Next Year

Kenya is set to start manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines next year in a move aimed at easing supply hitches. The vaccines will be produced locally in collaboration with unnamed pharmaceutical companies, according to Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe. Kagwe said the government is in the process of setting up a filling...
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Covid-19 Positivity Rate at 6.6PC as 451 More Test Positive

The Ministry of Health has confirmed 451 new Covid-19 cases, raising the national tally to 244,380. In a press statement issued on Tuesday, 14th September Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the cases were detected from 6,833 samples tested in the last 24 hours bringing the total to 2,464,459. The country’s positivity rate is at 6.6 per cent.
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Covid-19 Death Toll Rises to 4,906 as 269 Test Positive

The Ministry of Health has announced 269 new Covid-19 cases, with more more deaths taking the total to 4,906. The country’s caseload is now at 243,725. In a statement issued on Sunday, 12th September, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said that the latest figures had been derived from the 3,872 samples tested in the last 24 hours, bringing to 2,454,663 the cumulative number of Covid-19 tests done. The positivity rate is at 6.9 per cent.
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Covid-19: Kenya Records 511 New Cases, 6 Deaths

At least 511 more people have tested positive for Covid-19 within the last 24 hours, bringing the national tally to 243,456. In a press statement to newsrooms, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the cases had been detected from 6,434 samples. The cumulative number of samples tested so far stands at 2,450,791. The country’s positivity rate stands at 7.9 per cent.
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Covid-19 Cases Soar to 242,284 as 501 Test Positive

The Ministry of Health has announced 501 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, raising the national tally to 242,284. The cases were from the 6,879 samples tested. This brings to 2,436,216 the cumulative number of samples tested. The country’s positivity rate now stands at 7.3 per cent. In...
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Covid-19 Cases Hit 241,783 as 30 Patients Die

Kenya on Wednesday, 8th September, announced 649 new Covid-19 cases, raising the country’s caseload to 241,783. In a press statement issued in Nairobi, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said that the 2,429,337 latest figure had been derived from 7,704 samples tested in the last 24 hours. This brings to the cumulative number of Covid-19 tests. The country’s positivity rate is at 8.4 per cent.
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704 Test Positive as Covid-19 Death Toll Hits 4,800

The Ministry of Health on Tuesday, 7th September, confirmed 704 new Covid-19 cases, with three deaths in the last 24 hours, raising the national tally of infections to 241,134. The new cases were detected from some 6,776 samples tested, bringing country’s cumulative tests to 2,421,633. The country’s positivity rate is...
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Japan Donates 12 Ultra-Modern Deep Freezers to Kenya for Storage of COVID-19 Vaccines

The Japanese government has donated 12 ultra-modern deep freezers to Kenya to facilitate the safe storage of COVID-19 vaccines. The freezers with a capacity of up to three million doses were handed to Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe on Tuesday. Kagwe said the cold chain equipment will facilitate the storage of vaccines at temperatures of up to -70 degrees.
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New Covid-19 Cases Jump to 240,172, as 480 More Test Positive

The Ministry of Health has announced 480 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. This has raised the national tally to 240,172. In a statement issued on Sunday, 5th September, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the lastest figure was derived from the 5,668 samples tested. This brings to 2,411,720 the cumulative number of samples tested so far. The country’s positivity rate is at 8.5 per cent.
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