Kenya: CS Amina Visits Team Kenya Olympics Bubble Camp as Athletes Receive Second Jab

Nairobi — The Ministry of Sports has rolled out the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine with priority given to all Kenyan teams currently in bubble camp that will represent the country in various international events this year.

Olympics and Paralympics teams were the first to get the second jab on Tuesday with the WRC Safari Rally drivers and Secretariat as well as the World Under-20 teams set to receive will receive their inoculation from Wednesday at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani.

Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and Heritage, Amina Mohamed was at hand to witness the exercise when she paid a visit to the Team Kenya at Kasarani and assured that the excise will be completed in time in readiness for the games.

“We want to thank CS (Mutahi) Kagwe for providing 2,000 vaccines and we have started today. We are hopeful that we will get another 1,000 so that all sports men and women that need to participate in competitions and championships qualification have all had their two doses. I don’t think there are many countries that can tell you

today that their athletes are having their second dose of vaccines,” CS Amina said.

Amina stated that the country’s leadership right from the top are interested in the proper preparation of the Olympics and Paralympics bound team to ensure that Kenya wins more medals at the Olympic games in Japan.

“As you know we are a sporting nation and therefore we must continue to prepare as if we are going to win all the medals that we need to win. All is in place to ensure that team Kenya travels to Tokyo in a wonderful environment but also having been well prepared for the games,” Amina added.