Nation Article: "Do Health Ministry Figures on Covid-19 Really Add Up?"

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June 29, 2021 - 3:03pm

Critical Commentary

This news article published in the Nation online highlighted questions that we have discussed amongst some members of the RDS group regarding the accuracy of the official COVID-19 statistics in the country. Most noticably, how can the number of new cases exceed that of the total cumulative cases? The article explains that the discrepencies have been explained by the government as being a result of algorithmic errors and/or "a new team at Emergency Operations Centre of the infectious diseases unit."

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Kabale, Nasibo, and Brian Osweta. 2021. ‘Do Health Ministry Figures on Covid-19 Really Add Up?’ Nation, 26 May 2021. https://nation.africa/kenya/news/do-health-ministry-figures-on-covid-19-really-add-up--3414004.

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Nasibo Kabale and Brian Osweta, "Nation Article: "Do Health Ministry Figures on Covid-19 Really Add Up?"", contributed by Angela Okune, Research Data Share, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 29 June 2021, accessed 16 September 2021.