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22 People Who Made Contact With Kenyan Coronavirus Victim Traced, Quarantined

22 People Who Made Contact With Kenyan Coronavirus Victim Traced Quarantined
22 People Who Made Contact With Kenyan Coronavirus Victim Traced Quarantined

The Kenyan Ministry of Health has said that it has managed to trace 22 people who were in contact with the first Kenyan coronavirus victim who is currently in solitude

The 22 are currently being observed at the Kenyatta National Hospital Isolation unit at the Mbagathi hospital

Read also: Rwanda Confirms First Case Of Coronavirus, 24 Hours After Kenya

During a presser, the government spokesperson Cyrus Oguna alongside Mercy Mwangangi the Chief Administrative Secretary in the Ministry Of Health said that samples from the 22 had been taken for testing

Again, the government has also advised 23 other different nationals who shared the flight with patient to self-isolate for the next 14 days

During the presser, Oguna said that face mask is only needed by the patient and health workers

“Anybody who is not unwell does not require masks, the masks are only needed by those who are unwell, but the health workers need them,” He said.

The statement has just surfaced after Kenyan panic-bought masks, sanitizer and foodstuffs

According to our previous reports, Kenyans flocked stores on Friday to purchase sanitizers

the ministry of health has said that it will provide updates and has provided a toll number that Kenyans can use to get information on the deadly outbreak

The USSD code 719# provides information about coronavirus in both Swahili and English; what it is, how it is spread and how to stay safe

The number can also be dialed to get voice updates in Swahili and English




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