Three succumb to malaria in Elgeyo Marakwet

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Three people have succumbed to malaria in Elgeyo Marakwet County following an outbreak of the disease.

Area Chief Timothy Kilimo said the three – one child and two men – died while receiving treatment at a local clinic.

He added that the said clinic has reported an increase in the number of patients with malaria-like symptoms.

He appealed to the locals not to ignore any malaria-like symptoms and they should seek medical attention immediately.