The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Union (KMPDU) acting secretary-general, Dr Chibanzi Mwachonda, has Covid-19.
Mwachonda has revealed through a statement that he tested positive for the novel Coronavirus and went further to assure that he is in a stable condition.
Dr Mwachonda is now among the over 600 medics who have contracted the coronavirus.
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He said he contracted the disease in the line of duty. He is experiencing a cough and stomach upsets.
“On behalf of the National Executive Council, I would like to inform all KMPDU members and the general public that I have tested positive for Covid-19. I’m currently in stable condition and under self-isolation. My family is safe, contact tracing and testing of all close contacts is ongoing,” he said.
He was tested before travelling to Mombasa to celebrate Eid al-Adha.
He urged Kenyans to adhere to Ministry of Health regulations.