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Unvaccinated COVID patients filling up Kenya hospitals

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Kenya is dealing with another outbreak of COVID-19 with health officials urging all residents to get vaccinated “urgently”

Kenya’s Ministry of Health confirmed on Sunday that 646 people tested positive for COVID-19 after 6,039 got tested in a 24 hour period.

The positivity rate is 10.7%, with total confirmed positive cases rising to 229,009 and cumulative tests so far conducted sitting at 2,312,027.

Health authorities say while many cases are recovering from the virus, hospitalisations are rising, with the majority of them unvaccinated.

Kenya received just over one million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as part of the COVAX rollout

The nation has now completed part one of its vaccine rollout.

Speaking in Nairobi following the first roll-out of vaccinations, the Health Ministry’s COVID-19 vaccine taskforce chairman, Dr Willis Akhwale, says that the 1.12 million doses is part of an initial allocation to Kenya of 3.56 million doses.

“In Kenya, we had identified frontline health workers, teachers, police and military as the priority groups which would be targeted during round one of the inoculations. However, with time, we also included those aged 58 years and above in this priority category

Kenya completes first round of vaccine rollout

Additional 407,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses arrive in Kenya, donated by the UK

The country also recently received an additional 407,000 doses of the AstraZeneca jab which was donated by the British Government.

The vaccines arrived at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, in Nairobi on August 17.

The additional vaccinations brings the total number of vaccines donated recently to Kenya by the United Kingdom to 817,000 doses.

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Survival of the fittest: the future of hospitality demands adaptability

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Exploring the highs and lows of business with a hospitality veteran.

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Ultra-processed diets could be the hidden path to weight gain

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Understanding calories and their role in dieting on the human body.

Calories, units of energy from food, are vital for bodily functions, and calorie counting helps manage weight by tracking energy intake. However, recent insights reveal that not all calories are equal, and nutritional quality is crucial.

Processed foods, rich in added sugars, unhealthy fats, and sodium, lack essential nutrients, contributing to obesity and diseases.

Kate Save from BeFitFood joins to discuss.

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Online shopping and the pivotal issue of returns continues

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Big businesses are continuing to balance customer expectations and logistics.

While many love the convenience, there are still significant challenges with delivery and returns. From delayed packages to cumbersome return processes, its clear that there’s room for improvement.

Ticker’s Ahron Young & Mike Loder discuss.

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