16 people believed to be family members have been put under mandatory quarantine after their dead kin tested positive for COVID-19.
The 16 are believed to have come into contact with the deceased.
The patient was identified as Ernest Kosgei and is believed to have been 55 years old.
He however died the following day at around midday.
The Ministry of Health was then forced to trace the 16 family members and sent them to Kaplong Girls High School for mandatory quarantine.
However, one person who was in close contact with the deceased is yet to be traced. He allegedly traveled with the patient on the day that he was admitted.
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