COVID-19 FEARS

Suspected coronavirus incident reported in Dagoretti

The manager of a lounge reported there was a suspected case at his restaurant.

In Summary

• The police acted accordingly and established that the matter involved a 37-year-old man.

• The man confessed that he informed the management of the premises he had received information that a French National he had met on March 19, was later diagnosed with coronavirus.

A suspected coronavirus incident has been reported in Dagoretti, Nairobi on Monday.
A suspected coronavirus incident has been reported in Dagoretti, Nairobi on Monday.
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A suspected coronavirus incident has been reported in Dagoretti, Nairobi on Monday.

The manager of a lounge reported at Muthangari Police Station that there was a suspected case of coronavirus at his restaurant located within Dagoretti subcounty.

The police acted accordingly and established that the matter involved a 37-year-old man.

The man confessed that he informed the management of the premises he had received information that a French National he had met on March 19, was later diagnosed with coronavirus.

The manager informed the police and the man was escorted to Mbagathi Hospital and was handed over to the hospital's management for further action.

The total number of coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 16 after Health CS Mutahi Kagwe confirmed an additional case on Monday afternoon.

The CS said that they have already traced 626 people who came into contact with those who tested positive for coronavirus.


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