Three succumb to malaria in Elgeyo Marakwet


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.