Kenyans who are not vaccinated against Covid-19 will not be allowed to access government services, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe has announced.
The CS urged Kenyans to ensure that they are fully vaccinated before December, 21, 2021 to be able to access government services.
Kagwe also noted that teenagers above the age of 12 years would be inoculated against Covid-19 from November, 23, 2021.
“Everybody seeking in-person government services should be fully vaccinated and proof of vaccination availed by December 21, 2021. Kagwe said.
According to Kagwe, those not vaccinated will miss out on KRA services, Education, Immigration services, Hospital and Prison visitation, NTSA and port services among others.
“Such services will include but not limited to: KRA services, Education, Immigration services, Hospital and Prison visitation, NTSA and port services among others,” he stated.
The CS also noted that the country was enjoying low infections largely because of the measures that the government has put in place to curb its spread.
Kagwe further said that the government was preparing a vigorous vaccination exercise countrywide beginning November, 26, 2021 to ensure that over 30 million Kenyans are vaccinated by December.
“In order to accelerate vaccination, the Ministry in collaboration with county governments and other stakeholders will be undertaking a 10-day mass vaccination exercise with the aim of administering adequate vaccines to as many people as possible,” Kagwe said.