Covid-19: Why Nakuru positive cases are soaring

A health worker measures the temperature of a tuk-tuk driver at Nakuru Level Five Hospital on May 7, 2020. 

Photo credit: Francis Mureithi | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • He revealed that in the past, the county was doing 1,000 tests per week but this has increased to about 2,500 per week in October.
  • As of October 17, a total of 5,512 people had been tested while 616 cases were positive, raising the caseload to 44,196.

As Covid-19 positive cases continue to rise in Nakuru County, it is emerging that most residents are not following the protocols laid down by the Ministry of Health.   

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