Authorities continued to enforce strict measures to contain the spread of Covid-19, even as it emerged most Kenyans continue living dangerously.
In Kakamega, three county employees were sent home for 14 days after they returned from Italy a fortnight ago and failed to isolate themselves.
Governor Wycliffe Oparanya yesterday termed unfortunate their decision not to self-isolate.
“The officers have been immediately placed off-duty and will not return to work for 14 days. I have directed them to self-quarantine and get tested immediately,” said Mr Oparanya.
Earlier on, police arrested a priest from Amalemba Catholic Church who held a prayer meeting in a church on Monday.
Kakamega police boss David Kabena said they had warned the priest three times but he failed to take heed.
And in Kakamega South sub-county, which is regarded as a gold mining hub, officers are fighting to control crowding at the mines.
In Migori, four Chinese nationals and their Kenyan driver were forced to self-isolate at a hotel. The four arrived in the country on Sunday night.
“We have quarantined the five after reaching an amicable solution even as we monitor their situation. We have not taken samples for laboratory analysis as they did not exhibit any Covid-19 symptoms,” a Dr Oluoch said.
In Bomet, a man who had been suspected of contracting the viral disease was confirmed negative.