A senior Citizen TV lead reporter Stephen Letoo has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
According to a reports from unclarified sources , it’s claimed that the journalist had tested positive after going for a test at an unidentified hospital in Nairobi.
The News about his current state of health was first made public by a source intimate to the journalist himself.
His testing positive has put journalists who had interacted with him in fear as they have to go for testing and hence quarantine themselves for 14 days.
This latest development comes barely two weeks after the journalist broke the internet with photos of him and his son.The journalist had shared the photos on social media to celebrate his son as he turned a year older.
It’s also noted that he had celebrated his birthday with his son at the same month.
Hence this puts him on a limelight as he becomes the second big time Kenyan celebrity to contract the virus.
Earlier last week the city based pastor Robert Burale recently announced he had tested positive for Covid-19 the move which did not ogre well with the netizens, where most of the Kenyans on Twitter questioned his status.
Burale, however, beat the virus and was discharged from hospital in a move that excited many Kenyans.
This comes barely when the Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe on Thursday announced that COVID-19 infections in the country rose to 11,673 after 421 more patients tested positive for the disease.
CS Kagwe also stated that 512 patients had recovered from the disease while on home-based care within the last 24 hours by then while another 58 were discharged from various health facilities; hence the total number of recoveries now stands at 3,638 as at yesterday.
Further he announced that Eight more patients had lost their lives to the disease, taking the number of fatalities to 217 so far.