Citizen TV anchor Jeff Koinange through his twitter account has confirmed he is positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-29).
The announcement comes a day after he was missing from his Sunday news show he hosts alongside Victoria Rubadiri.
From the moment he sent out the message to is 1.7 million followers on Twitter, there was an outpouring of good will messages, as Kenyans wished him a quick recovery.
“You’ll be fine. You’re in my thoughts and prayers,” renowned media personality Caroline Mutoko posted.
“All the best buddy. You are in my prayers.” Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen added.
Journalists have been at the front line in the fight against the pandemic by moving out to gather information, just to help keep the the public updated on the status of the war against the virus.
This has greatly increased their risk of exposure, with several media houses now confirming positive Covid-19 cases among their staff.
On Friday, another Citizen reporter, Stephen Letoo, tested positive for the coronavirus.
Letoo has been at the forefront in covering the Covid-19 pandemic before he contracted the virus.