Experts in Covid-19 team offer a ray of hope

Heath Principal Secretary Susan Mochache. She is impressed by the progress made in containing the coronavirus. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • By admitting everyone for at least 14 days, the ministry is killing two birds with one stone: managing infection and preventing community transmission.
  • Kenyan laboratories can test upwards of 37,000 coronavirus samples in 12 hours, up from the 600 before full automation this week.

Two confirmed infections in 24 hours, gradual closure of quarantine centres, release of 1,600 people rounded up through contact tracing, and the launch of a laboratory facility with capacity to test upwards of 37,000 samples in a day; is Kenya winning the war on coronavirus faster than anticipated?


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