Scare in Kakamega As Suspected Coronavirus Patients are Isolated

Kakamega has joined the list of counties that have registered suspected COVID-19 cases.

On Friday, two women who exhibited symptoms of the infection were taken to isolation, with one of them having travelled from Qatar recently.

The other one, authorities said, was from Kwisero within the county.

Meanwhile, the number of confirmed cases in the country remained at seven on Thursday. Health CS Mutahi Kagwe in a press address assured the nation that the victims were in good health and receiving the necessary medical attention.

Two of them had been allowed to go home after they proved that they had the capacity to self-isolate.

On Friday, Chad became the latest country in Africa to confirm the presence of the virus within its borders, bringing the total number of positive cases in the continent to 745 in 35 nations.

According to data from the Ministry of Health, 600,000 people have been screened for the infection at Kenya’s entry points.

On Saturday, health officials will conduct screening on random individuals around several targeted areas in Nairobi.

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