As the government and health care providers continue to battle
Coronavirus cases in Kenya, two patients who have fully recovered have shared
The young Kenyans, Brenda Cherotich and Brian, spoke to
President Uhuru Kenyatta earlier today through video conferencing.
Cherotich revealed that she might have contracted the virus
while in London or while on a flight to Nairobi. She explained that she had
been following the news about the pandemic in Kenya, adding that a day after
arriving in the country, she had a cough and she generally felt unwell.
That is when, as a responsible Kenyan, she presented herself
to Mbagathi Hospital, where her case was treated seriously. Immediately she
told the medics of her travel history, they attended to her swiftly, giving her
a mask to wear on arrival.
The young woman has thanked the doctors, nurses, and cleaners
at Kenyatta National Hospital who were kind and helped her cope with the
emotions of being in quarantine. She added that she has been in quarantine for
23 days and she has recovered.
Brenda has urged Kenyans to be patriotic and responsible, and
present themselves to hospital in case they exhibit symptoms of the virus
Brian, on the other hand, said that he was in contact with Brenda,
and after her results came out positive, health workers picked him up and took
him to hospital.
The two survivors told Kenyans that Covid-19 is a serious
disease but it is manageable. Brenda was the first person to test positive for