Mandera reports 2 covid-19 cases

Mandera reports 2 covid-19 cases

Mandera Governor Ali Roba confirms the first 2 cases of Corona virus in the County after two patients tested positive. The two patients had travelled from Kilifi to Nairobi before travelling to Mandera via Garissa and wajir. The two arrived in Mandera on 2nd and developed symptoms two days later and were admitted at a local Nursing home with covid like symptoms. The County Government is currently looking for all contacts with an aim of guaranteeing them to prevent the spread of the virus. This is the first Corona virus case in Northern Kenya and it is suspected that the contacts could be more. The two, a 20 year old boy and 22 year old are now isolated at Mandera Referral Hospital while their contacts are also being traced in order to be quarantined.