Covid19 Updates:139,221 Teachers Vaccinated As Positivity Rate Drops To 5.2%

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The ministry of health has released today updates on the rate if covid 19 infections in the last 24 hours. With just a week remaining a learning institutions will reopen nationwide for the face to face learning. The country has continued to record the lowest infections.

The ministry has reported that a total of 345 people tested positive for the virus out of 6686 sample tested. The positivity rate is 5.2% Atotal of 140 patients recovered from the deadly virus.

Accoording to the World Health Organisation guidelines. Acountry is free to reopen her economy once the positivity rate is below 5% but should be consistent for at least two weeks.

The ministry say a total of 139221 teachers have been vaccinated. Those who received the first jab will be vaccinated after 12 weeks for the second jab.

The Teacher Service Commission has encouraged teachers to use this opportunity to be vaccinated before the opening date.

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