Kenya: Daily Ministry Figures May Not Show Actual Covid-19 Situation, Doctors Say

Figures issued by the Ministry of Health (MoH) on a daily basis may not be a true representation of actual infections, doctors have warned.

This, they say, is because of increased backlog and delays in sample testing, a situation medics see rendering the ‘test, trace and isolate’ exercise futile.

As it is, Kenya is yet to meet its target of testing one million people as the cumulative samples tested so far still fall short of 400,00.

With just over 335,000 samples tested so far, 24,411 people have…

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