Mass Covid-19 testing for all truck drivers

What you need to know:

  • Health Chief Administrative Secretary Rashid Aman said the decision to test transit cargo drivers was arrived at after a section of Kenyan drivers were confirmed positive.

  • Last week, five Kenyan drivers tested positive in Uganda — three entered the country through Malaba and two through the Busia border point.

The government has ordered targeted mass testing of truck drivers after it emerged that Kenya has been exporting Covid-19 to neighbouring countries.

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