3 tests on suspected Coronavirus released by Health Ministry

Ministry reveals results on suspected coronavirus

Tests on suspected Coronavirus released

The Health Ministry has said that the tests carried out on 3 people suspected to have contacted coronavirus came back negative.

A statement issued on Sunday evening by the Ministry of Health said that more tests would be conducted in South Africa.

Mombasa Chief Health Officer said the patient Shukri Jamal Mahmood will remain in isolation at the Coast hospital.

Medics who attended to the patients were also asked to inform the authorities if they started to experience coronavirus-like symptoms.

Others in isolation

Two others were on Sunday quarantined at the Kenyatta National Hospital after landing at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) from China with a high fever.

"Stringent measures have been put in place to prevent its importation into the country," the statement said.

Passengers travelling from affected countries were urged to cooperate with health officials.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Kalonzo retreats for reflection as his presidential bid is challenged

Kalonzo retreats for reflection as his presidential bid is challenged

8 dead, scores injured in Maai Mahiu road accident

8 dead, scores injured in Maai Mahiu road accident

How innocent photo with Raila ruined my life - Sasha Mbote opens up [Video]

How innocent photo with Raila ruined my life - Sasha Mbote opens up [Video]

Bobi Wine lectures Museveni's son Gen Muhoozi over father's succession

Bobi Wine lectures Museveni's son Gen Muhoozi over father's succession

DCI releases photos of 'Basmati Babes' accused of drugging clubgoers in Nairobi

DCI releases photos of 'Basmati Babes' accused of drugging clubgoers in Nairobi

DCI shares photos, whereabouts of suspected Mirema shooting mastermind

DCI shares photos, whereabouts of suspected Mirema shooting mastermind

Late night fire torches section of Moi Girls High School Eldoret [Video]

Late night fire torches section of Moi Girls High School Eldoret [Video]

More colonial-era bombs resurface in Kiambu, latest discovery by quarry worker

More colonial-era bombs resurface in Kiambu, latest discovery by quarry worker

Why Charles Owino was recalled to the police service despite resignation

Why Charles Owino was recalled to the police service despite resignation