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Rumors of an Infected Chinese Worker in Kenya Persist Despite Embassy Denials

The Chinese embassy in Nairobi’s efforts to dispel rumors that a Chinese national infected with COVID-19 bribed his way past health screenings at the airport in Nairobi and made his way to a Sinohydro worksite in southwestern Kenya appear to be failing. 

Embassy officials claimed that they conducted a health check of the individual and said he shows no signs of being infected wit the virus. But that doesn’t seem to be reassuring local authorities in Kitui County, according to a report in The Standard newspaper:

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