Kiambu: Four under forced quarantine after flying in from Germany, Sweden


Kiambu: Four under forced quarantine after flying in from Germany, Sweden
Quarantine workers in protective gear spray disinfectants at a screening facility for checking coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Cheongdo county, which has been designated as a 'special care zone' since the coronavirus outbreak, near Daegu in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea, March 11, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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  • The four include two men who returned from Germany together the taxi driver who picked them up from the airport as well as a woman who flew in from Sweden.

Four people from different villages in Gatundu South, Kiambu County, are now under forced quarantine after jetting back into Kenya from other countries.

The four include two men who returned from Germany together the taxi driver who picked them up from the airport as well as a woman who flew in from Sweden.

The two men hail from Gatuikira village and were placed under mandatory quarantine after residents expressed fear of Covid-19 infection.

The woman, on the other hand, is from Thiririka village; the four will now be under close observation for 14 days.

Deputy County Commissioner Stanley Kamande urged residents to stay alert and notify authorities of any suspicious cases, however adding that there is no cause for alarm at the moment.

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