Over 500,000 Kenyans fully vaccinated against COVID-19

A nurse prepares a dose of the Covishield Covid-19 vaccine, developed by AstraZeneca Plc and the University of Oxford and manufactured by Serum Institute of India Ltd., at Thika Level 5 Hospital in Thika, Kenya, on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Kenyan hospitals are grappling with record numbers of critical-care patients, stretching a system that was inadequate even before the outbreak of Covid-19. /Patrick Meinhardt/Bloomberg /Getty Images

Kenya on Thursday announced that a total of 500,311 people have been inoculated with their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

A total of 1,524,555 people have been vaccinated against the disease.

The country’s ministry of health also announced that it has recorded 566 new coronavirus cases, raising the country’s total tally to 187,525 cases.

According to the Ministry of Health, 1,934 people have recovered from the disease bringing the total tally to 176,456.

Total fatalities from COVID-19 now stand at 3,716 after 11 deaths were reported on Thursday.