Kenya on Wednesday received an additional 907,200 doses of the Johnson&Johnson vaccine.
The consignment, which arrived at JKIA in the afternoon, was a donation from the MasterCard Foundation.
The country also received 7.5 Million special syringes meant for the administration of the Pfizer vaccine.
“We expect 4 million vaccines soon so the syringes are in readiness for that,” said the Ministry of Health.
Between now and the end of December, the Kenyan government expects 8 million more vaccines on top of what has already been received.
As of November 24, 2021, the East African country had received 11611890 vaccines.
Kenya is also procuring 13 million doses of Johnson and Johnson through the Avat mechanism.
The first batch of 1.6 million will arrive in early December.
As of now, more than 6 million people have been vaccinated.
The total first doses are 4087317, and the second doses are 2510280.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.