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Two remandees dead after testing positive for COVID-19 at police station

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Two remandees died on Sunday after testing positive for COVID-19 at the Wang’uru Police Station in Mwea, Kirinyaga County.

Kirinyaga County Police Commander Leah Kithei said three other remandees were also admitted to hospital.

According to Ms. Kithei, the five were rushed to Kimbimbi sub-county hospital on Sunday morning but two died while receiving treatment.

The police boss further stated that the remaining remandees are presently awaiting their COVID-19 results.