Rights groups lose plea on detention of patients over Covid bills


An ICU ward at the Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital which admits Covid-19 patients.

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The High Court has thrown out an application by two rights advocacy groups seeking to restrain the Ministry of Health from detaining individuals who are unable to pay the costs of testing, isolation and treatment for Covid-19 incurred in public hospitals.


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