President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday held a virtual meeting with the two Kenyans who have recovered from the novel Coronavirus.
Brenda Cherotich, who the first person to test positive for the infection in Kenya after jetting back to the country from London lauded the frontline medics for the care she received at the Mbagathi Isolation center.
President Kenyatta also identified the second recovered patient, Brian Orina, who contracted the infection from Brenda.
President Kenyatta also praised Brenda saying she was brave in coming out when she noticed that she was not well.
“You are special because upon your arrival and you feeling that you, were not well, without being pushed you took it upon yourself realizing that you had the risk to harm others and take yourself to KNH, We are celebrating your bravery..you were able to limit your contacts and identify them and trace them…and there is no single death..you are a very wonderful and brave girl,” he said
Speaking at State House on Wednesday, Uhuru said the two first patients Brenda and Brian showed that Kenyans can not only contain this disease but can also treat and get out of it.
“This is a moment of pride…we are proud of you Brenda…you were able to inform us all the people you were in contact with, Let us follow Brenda’s example and Brian we can contain this disease..as the two young people before us we can not only contain the disease but treat it, For all of us who are out there, who have these symptoms..let us behave like these people and report symptoms.. let’s stay away..let us bring ourselves forward and be treated because it is treatable, there is no stigma” he added