KEMRI warns that Kenya not yet out of the woods despite failed COVID-19 forecast

KENYA – KEMRI’s prediction of a fourth wave in the month of July, with a peak of infections mid-month has not come to pass, the agency, however warns that the situation is far from contained. The modelling had also anticipated an additional 4300 hospital admissions and 580 deaths, largely owing to the delta variant. The Kenya medical research institute (KEMRI’s Acting Director General Prof. Sam Kariuki explains what informed the projection. “The modelling followed a mathematical formula. it is also like the weather prediction; you can get what you predicted…

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