At least 62 Eregi Girls High School students are hospitalised in various hospitals in Kakamega county over an undisclosed illness. Sources privy to the situation told the Star that 30 students are admitted to Kakamega Level Five Hospitals, 20 to Shibwe Level Four Hospital and 12 to Iguhu Level Four Hospital. The number of students affected is likely to rise with more students reported being rushed to the hospital. A medic at Ihugu Hospital told the Star that initial laboratory tests had revealed that the students had elevated electrolytes, meaning that they had lost fluids. This writer has also established that samples have been taken from the students and taken to the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) for examinations.
Source: The Star October 02, 2023 21:11 UTC