British Officers Under Lockdown In Kenya
The British Army base in Nanyuki has been put in total Lockdown over reports of an outbreak of UK the Covid 19 strain in the camp.
This Lockdown came after 4 British officers tested positive for the Covid 19 strain.Reports state that 320 military personnel have been placed under isolation rules. Half of the troops have been quarantined in tents at the British Army Training Unit Kenya.
The UK's Ministry of Defence confirmed that all the soldiers had been tested 92 hours before their flights to Kenya and that the necessary Covid 19 protocols were carried out upon arriving in the country.
The British Army spokesperson stated that all the necessary measures were being employed to contain the virus. It's always a norm that 10,000 British troops train in Kenya every year but due to the limitations of the pandemic only 4500 we're trained last year.
Wallace flanked by UK high Commissioner to Kenya Jane Marriot had reassured the troops of safety upon resumption of training within the base. The trainings had been paused in 2020 due to the outbreak of the Corona pandemic