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MP on the county radar, being sought by Covid-19 watch teams

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 Covid-19 test kit [Photo: Courtesy]

An MP is on the county radar after a person he travelled with from Nairobi last week to attend a funeral tested positive for the coronavirus.

The entire weekend, the Covid-19 emergency response team has been mopping up contact persons of the 46-year-old man believed to be a resident of Kebirigo in Nyamira South sub-county.

Governor John Nyagarama said so far, 14 of the people the victim interacted with had been traced and were being held at the Kenya Medical Training College Quarantine centre.

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There were fears of breach of designated health protocols during the funeral attended by hundreds of mourners.

Some mourners did not wear masks and didn't observe social distancing regulations.

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