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Siaya Governor Commissions 66 Bed ICU Capacity As He Issues Stern Warning Against Inter-County Travel

Flanked by EALA Member Of Parliament, Dr. Oburu Oginga, Siaya Governor Cornell Rasanga Amoth commissioned 66 bed ICU Capacity in Siaya County.

Governor Cornell Rasanga Amoth during the commissioning. (Photo: Courtesy)

Governor Rasanga said the county had unfortunately recorded cases of Covid-19 but the trend could be checked if people were more vigilant in monitoring traveling in and out of the county.

Apart from Dr. Oburu, the function was attended by 15 MCAs led by deputy speaker Andericus Oduor Odongo, Chairman for distribution George Rubik, as well as the Health Executive Dorothy Owino.

Governor Rasanga (left) with EALA MP, Dr Oburu Oginga (right)

The Governor said that although they had not achieved the Health Ministry recommend 300 beds, 66 were now operational with an additional 65 being 30% complete.

The distribution of beds is as follows: In Bondo sub-county hospital there are 16 beds, 5 in Siaya County Referral Hospital, and 45 in Ambira sub-county hospital.

Dr. Oburu Oginga

Governor Rasanga issued a stern warning that almost all the cases of infection tested positive in the county were from persons who had traveled from outside the county.

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Cornell Rasanga Amoth Dorothy Owino George Rubik Oburu Oginga Siaya County

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