The Ministry of Health continues to rally all Kenyan adults to ensure they are vaccinated against the deadly COVID-19, with low numbers persisting in most parts of the country.
The latest statistics from the Ministry of Health indicate that a very small fraction of the Meru population has been vaccinated against the deadly COVID-19 virus.
Out of the 1,782,212 fully vaccinated persons in the country as at 2nd November, only 28,736 are from Meru County, which is a paltry 3% of the total adult population in the County (949,186).
In Tharaka Nithi, 11,802 persons have so far been fully vaccinated against the virus, representing 4% of the adult population in the County.
Nairobi leads with the number of fully vaccinated persons at 587,824 (19.3%), followed by Kiambu with 172,418 (10.6%) and Nyeri with 86,687 (17.0%).
In the latest Ministry of Health daily report, there was a total of 76 new Covid positive cases in the country from a sample size of 6,267 tested in the last 24 hours, a positivity rate of 1.2%.
Out of the 76 new cases, 71 are Kenyans and 5 foreigners. The youngest is a one-year-old infant while the oldest is 100 years.
Meru and Isiolo reported no new case. Tharaka Nithi reported 1 case, with Nairobi, Bomet and Nakuru leading with 16, 9 and 8 cases respectively.
No COVID-related death was reported in the past 24 hours, hence the cumulative fatalities remain at 5,296 with 58 being children aged below 9 years.
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