Kenyans on high alert after authorities in Kericho County announced that a woman suspected to bear Ebola symptoms was admitted at Kericho Referral Hospital.

Officials say she had traveled from Malaba border to visit her spouse.

The woman is reportedly put on isolation and samples have been sent to KEMRI for further analysis.

Governor Paul Chepkwony stated that her husband and two friends have been put in isolation at Kericho Referral Hospital. However according to the Health CS Sicily Kariuki’s stated that “The patient does not meet the case definition of Ebola however, precautionary measures have been put in place including isolation of the patient.”