Man escapes quarantine facility in Nandi County

Residents of Nandi County are living in fear after one person who was under quarantine after contracting the COVID-19 disease escaped from Nandi Hills Hospital.

Nandi East Police Commander David Nyabuto said the person was a prisoner at Songhor police station and had been taken to the hospital for treatment after contracting the virus.

Police say the circumstances leading to his escape from the guarded quarantine facility was not yet clear.