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Tuesday, 11th August, 2020
 Kenya   ::   News
CORONAVIRUS :2.7 m Kenyans may be exposed to Covid-19, study shows
Jul 04, 2020
By: Cletus Ilobanafor

Scientists and doctors now say Kenya could be in the eye of a Covid-19 storm, estimating that the number of people exposed to the virus to be 2.7 million.

Blood samples from several places across the country show that there could be a huge gap between confirmed cases and the number of people exposed to coronavirus.

The data is contained in a study by the Kenya Medical Research Institute and Wellcome Trust.

It found that as many as 12.4 per cent of Nairobi residents could be having the virus.

With a population of about 4.5 million, it means slightly more than 550,000 city dwellers could be infected.


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