Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi has tested for COVID-19.

According to CEC for Health Misheck Mutuma the governor is under self Isolation.

The CEC however dispelled rumours that the governor is hospitalized.

Meanwhile, Governor Rasanga has sent away his driver and bodyguards over the fear of catching Covid-19.

Governor Rasanga says he will be alone in the car until such a time when the Covid-19 situation is neutralized.

The Ministry of Health on Thursday announced that 1,225 people had tested positive for COVID-19 taking the total confirmed infections to 117,535.

MoH noted that 142 patients had recovered from the virus, pushing the total recoveries to 89,203. 17 patients succumbed to COVID-19, taking the cumulative fatalities to 1,954.

CS Mutahi Kagwe further stated that a total of 355,500 vaccine doses have so far been distributed to 10 regional stores countrywide from a total allocation of 530,000 doses.

The regional stores include Eldoret, Garissa, Kakamega, Kisumu, Mandera, Meru, Mombasa, Nairobi, Nakuru, Nyeri and the Military.