KEMRI: 2.6 million Kenyans have tested positive for Covid-19

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TweetShare185SharePin185 Shares 2.6 million Kenyans are Covid-19 positive. Nairobi and Mombasa each have 500,000 100,000 cases respectively. Ministry of Health figures paint a different picture, only accounting for 7,188 positive cases countrywide. At least 2.6 million Kenyans have contracted the deadly Coronavirus disease, a medical research institute has reported. The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) dropped the scare on Friday, sending a wave of panic and uncertainty across the nation. According to the research conducted by Kenya Medical Research Institute in conjunction with Wellcome Trust, at least 2.6 million people…

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Why Cs Mutahi Kagwe Sacked KEMRI Director of Research.


TweetShare42SharePin648 Shares Dr. Joel Lutomiah as Director of Centre for Virus Research at KEMRI_Kenya has been shown the door by Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, the reason being he delayed releasing test results for COVID-19 to the health Cabinet Secretary. This he stated was a matter of national importance and any delay would result in serious consequences. Since the first case was reported in Kenya in mid-March, Kemri has tested more than 6,000 people under the leadership of Dr Joel Lutomiah, the Centre for Virus Research director. The institution has the…

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