The majority of Kenyans in most of the interior parts of the country are not following government protocols that were put in place by the Ministry of Health to curb the spread of Covid- 19.
During the sensitization campaign on the third wave of the corona, it was established that the majority of members of the public don’t have access to masks and sanitisers due to the inadequate capabilities in finance to acquire them
“We are enforcing stipulated guidelines that were put in place by the Ministry of Health to curb the spread of coronavirus, but we have been facing challenges as most people hardly even afford basic needs so as the masks.” Noted Mr Murungi.
The Sotik Commissioner further explained that sometimes it is even getting hard to compel these individuals to mask up
In the Konoini division, a family has been ravaged by the cruel hand of the pandemic after losing three members to the virus within one week
Confirming the incident, Chemelet location Senior Chief Martim during a meeting which was chaired by Konoini Sub-county deputy county commissioner Dolphin Kondo, the chief said that much is needed to be put in place to protect lives in the villages
“The third wave of the Virus is hitting our people extremely in villages. In Simotwet village in my location, we have lost three members from the same family, and it’s high time we increase the impact of sensitizing people.” Explained Chief Martim
Ms Kondo however urged residents to take it as a personal responsibility to adhere to regulations set in place to save the lives of many
This even comes amid after Bomet County was declared among the 14 hotspot zones areas.The department of information through its regional offices at the 47 counties out a 3-day covid-19 third wave sensitization campaign aimed at enlightening members of the public on how to protect themselves and their families from the pandemic to avoid losing more lives.
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