Three people have succumbed to malaria at Arror area in Elgeyo Marakwet County following an outbreak of the disease.
Confirming the incident, area Chief Timothy Kilimo said the three – one child and two men – passed on while receiving treatment at a local clinic.
The administrator added that the said clinic has witnessed an increase in the number of patients with malaria-like symptoms in the recent past.
He, however, appealed to the locals not to ignore any malaria-like symptoms, further urging them to seek medical help immediately.
The death of the three come barely a day after a student also succumbed to malaria at Iten Referral Hospital while receiving treatment.