Citizen TV held an interview with the health cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe to get his perspective concerning the Corona virus situation in the country.
Mutahi Kagwe expressed sympathy concerning the Covid-19 situation in India where most people have lost their lives.
He said that the government is committed to ensure that all Kenyans are safe amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic in the country.
CS Mutahi Kagwe remarked that there is no vaccine approved by WHO for emergency roll out that is off the table for Kenya.
Kagwe went on to say what is not allowed is the use or distribution of the vaccine through the private sector.
The health Cabinet secretary revealed that the government intends to vaccinate 30M people, which is 60% of the population in order to achieve herd immunity.
" We intend to produce the vaccine here… We are currently working on a facility where we can import the vaccine in drums and putting it in vials locally," Mutahi Kagwe remarked.
CS Kagwe said that the government is confident that after the massive vaccination of teachers they will be able to reopen the schools.
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