ODM Director of Communications Philip Etale has tested positive for Covid-19.

Etale made the revelation via social media pages on Saturday morning expressing optimism that he would triumph the virus. 

"POSITIVE...Although devastated. I remain strong, determined, and in high spirits. By His stripes, I will triumph. I will be healed. Please pray for me, dear friends. In God I Trust," Etale tweeted. 

ODM party leader Raila Odinga tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday. 

According to Odinga's Communication Director Denis Onyango, the former premier is recuperating well. 

Onyango also said that family, staff, and close political aides have tested negative for Covid-19 after they were subjected to testing having been in contact with the former Premier who tested positive for the virus.

“All those close to Raila, including family members, took a test and they have all tested negative…The former premier is okay and stable… All his family have tested negative; the family was not around when he arrived from the Coast,” he stated.