.Five surgeons in Isiolo placed in isolation after one them tests positive for covid-19

Five surgeons at Isiolo referral hospital are being quarantined after one them tested positive for coronavirus.

According to senior health official in Isiolo county Ibrahim Alio, the move has severely hampered the functioning of the hospital which is one of the frontline facilities for testing and treating covid-19 patients.

This as the county, registered 22 corona cases over the past week, with residents appearing to ignore the directives issued by the ministry of health to curb the virus.