Kenya’s Ambassador to China Sarah Serem has been isolated for displaying symptoms similar to those of coronavirus.
Sarah Serem had travelled to the East Asian country to offer assistance to over 100 Kenyan students stuck in Hubei province, the epicentre of the coronavirus.
The Ambassador is reported to have developed symptoms similar to coronavirus and was has been isolated by Chinese authorities.
The news of Serem’s woes in China is a major blow to Kenya as everyone was looking to her to save students who have been calling on the government asking to be evacuated.
The government had however insisted that Kenyans in Wuhan are better of in the Chinese city which is on a lockdown.
Serem had in an earlier statement opted to seek divine intervention, asking God to watch over Kenyans in Wuhan.
World Health Organization (WHO) has urged governments to step up their efforts to prepare for the virus.