A JKIA Taxi Driver Has Checked Himself Into Mbagathi Hospital After Showing Coronavirus Symptoms

A Taxi Driver on Tuesday checked himself into the Mbagathi Hospital after exhibiting COVID-19 like symptoms.

The driver who operates from the JKIA said he had shortness of breath followed by a high fever, joint fever and a dry cough that was getting worse.

He checked himself in at the Mukuru Health Centre at around 9.a.m on Tuesday morning.

While in isolation, he said he has interacted with a number of passengers who have been arriving into the country for the last two weeks.

Following his isolation, the health facility remained closed down for the better part of Tuesday Morning as workers waited for government health officials to transfer the patient to the Mbagathi Hospital.

And on Tuesday evening, he was transferred to the Mbagathi Hospital by a team from Red Cross. So far, Kenya has confirmed four cases of the COVID-19. All the cases are under isolation at the Mbagathi Hospital.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe announced on Tuesday evening that one more patient had tested positive for coronavirus in Kenya bringing the total number to 4.


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