Authorities have given 21 individuals 12 hours to surrender themselves to a government quarantine facility.
21 passengers who were in bus with positive Covid-19 patient asked to surrender
Close contacts given 12 hours to surrender
The 21 were fellow passengers with a confirmed Coronavirus patient in Lanet, Nakuru County on board a Dreamliner bus which traveled from Mombasa to Nakuru County.
Rift Valley Regional Commander George Natembeya gave the directive on Tuesday, a few days after soldiers were placed in quarantined at Lanet Barracks.
The confirmed patient is reported to be a 20-year-old female who traveled from Mombasa and visited her sister's family which resides at the Lanet Barracks.
Soldiers under quarantine
The military base was allegedly put on a 14-day lockdown as soon as the woman was confirmed positive for the infection.
Journalists who covered the report have since been summoned by Nakuru DCI headquarters.
The number of Covid-19 patients in Kenya stands at 158 with six casualties.
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