Covid-19 testing in Kenya hits new low

Covid-19 testing

Dr Joseph Kivindu of Lancet Kenya takes swabs from Makolanders Women Football Club player Tabaka Chacha on December 10, 2020 for Covid-19 testing.

Photo credit: Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • So far there has been slightly over a million tests conducted.
  • Testing was at an all-time high between November 16 and 22 last year.

The country’s Covid-19 testing capacity has declined, raising concern that this has affected actual infection numbers.

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