Deaths, ICU admissions rise in counties outside lockdown zone


Residents of Nairobi queue for matatus in the CBD on April 26, 2021 without observing social distancing rules.

Photo credit: Dennis Onsongo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • In Murang’a County,  ICU wards started registering mass intakes last Saturday.
  • Elgeyo Marakwet, Kitui, Mombasa, Murang’a, Laikipia, Kericho,Uasin Gishu are reporting sharp rise in new infections.

The coronavirus tide in the country has continued to rise steadily as the positivity rate remains above 10 per cent, making it difficult for the government to ease movement and public gathering restrictions imposed one month ago. 


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