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North rift region receives 60,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine

A consignment of 60,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been received in the North Rift region to cater for Baringo ,Nandi, Uasin Gishu,West Pokot,Turkana and Tranzoia counties

 

While received the consignment at the Eldoret KEMSA centre, Uasin Gishu Health County Executive Dr Evelyn Rotich said health workers, teachers, and uniformed forces personnel will be given first priority.

 

Teachers and health workers from both public and private institutions will be targeted as the county assured that there are enough trained officers to carry out the exercise.

 

6000 doses of the vaccine will go to Moi Teaching and referral hospital while Huruma County Hospital and Moi Barracks Defence Forces Recruits Training School will get 3000 each.

 

 by Kiptanui Cherono

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