Nairobi Bears the Biggest Burden of Covid-19 Infections in Kenya

According to the Nairobi Covid-19 pandemic data outlook report, by the Nairobi Metropolitan Services, the capital city has recorded 931 deaths since March 2020, when Kenya confirmed its first case of the disease. Of those deaths, 191 were health care workers. Kenya announced its first Covid-19 case on March 19, 2020. A second wave of infections followed months later while the third wave was officially announced on March 10, 2021 by the health ministry. The Council of Governors is set to conduct drills across the 47 Counties to prepare for the worst Covid-19 scenario. Kenyans who received the first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 in March 2021, will get the second in June. As of April 28, 2021 Kenya recorded 157,492 Covid-19 cases, 106,836 recoveries, and 2,665 deaths.


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