Covid-19: Bishop Gatimu Ngandu Girls students test positive

Nyeri County commissioner Lyford Kibaara has confirmed that four girls Bishop Gatimu Ngandu Girls from have tested positive for Covid-19.

According to the county commissioner, two girls were allowed to go home after complaining of feeling ill. When they sought medical attention they were found to have Covid-19.

Four students showing signs of flu were treated at Othaya Annex Hospital where they also tested positive. Currently 23 other students have been placed in quarantine while the four were admitted.

The commissioner assured parents that the students are well and medical professionals are currently at the school assessing the situation.

Meanwhile, 400 health workers in Nyeri County have since received the COVID-19 vaccine as the government rolls out the exercise across the country.

On Wednesday, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced Kenya’s coronavirus caseload was rising at an alarming rate.

The new infections point currently at 14% positivity rate, the Health Ministry and Governors urging Kenyans to be very cautious.

With the third wave hitting Kenya only 4,000 Kenyans have been inoculated against Covid-19. It’s been a week since Kenya got her 1.02 million doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine.

Health CAS Dr. Mercy Mwangangi had some good news that so far, no adverse effects from the vaccine had been recorded.

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