10 Police officers have been admitted to Sinai Hospital in Rongai, Kajiado County in Kenya with cholera, Nairobi County Health Executive Bernard Muia has said.
Muia, however, said that further tests were being done to shed more light on the cases.
“I’m advised that there are 10 positive cholera cases. They were confirmed by a process called rapid diagnostics tests but we are waiting for confirmatory tests,” he said.
The police officers were being housed at the Multimedia University when they fell ill.
It’s not yet clear what they were doing at the facility.
The county health department has also deployed teams to the ground to find out more information about the confirmed cholera cases.
“Disease surveillance teams, public health officers and health promotion officers are on the ground trying to find out what happened,” he added.