The country has received an additional 1,462,400 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines as it rallies to vaccinate every adult before Christmass.
The shipment was a donation from development partners with Denmark donating 266,400, Belgium 445,300 while 750,7000 doses were received from Netherlands.
This comes after President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on all Kenyans rally under the call of 25 days before Christmass to secure Covid-19 vaccinations.
Speaking during the State of the Nation address, Kenyatta said that a shot in the arm will be safe for the country’s economy help it to return to normal.
“I promised 10 million to be vaccinated by December, we are at 7 million. I urge all to get the jab. Let’s err on the side of caution, protect our lives and those of all Kenyans,” he said.
He said the Covid-19 vaccines are in stock across the country and in all counties with a daily avaerage rate of over 100,000 vaccination.
Kenyatta said the country was on course to hit its10 million vaccines administered by end of December.
As of yesterday, a total of 7,063,927 vaccines had so far been administered across the country.
Out of these, 4,354,454 were partially vaccinated while those fully vaccinated were 2,709,473.
The uptake of the second dose among those who received their first dose was at 57.0 per cent.
The proportion of adults fully vaccinated was 9.9 per cent.