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Matungulu MP Slams Leaders Holding Meetings Amid COVID-19 Surge

Matungulu member of parliament Stephen Mule addressing journalists in Nguluni(source.Cpatterson)

Matungulu MP Stephen Mule has slammed leaders going around the country holding uncontrolled gatherings amidst COVID-19 cases surge.

Speaking in Nguluni area, Mule stated that the country was glaring at a difficult time due to the rising cases of the deadly disease.

He urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to move with speed and halt all political rallies until the situation is under control stating that ignorance will cost the country a great deal.

He disclosed that considering how the situation is, Kenyans will be on lockdown soon. 

"The numbers are going up and our hospitals are overwhelmed. We are starting at a possible lockdown, other countries like the UK have done it. The second wave of COVID -19 is here in Kenya and we need to be careful," said Mule.

"I urge the president to halt all political rallies that are being held in the country. Even the BBI can wait, we have seen leaders traverse the country holding meetings where people attend without masks thus making their lives," he said.

He called for mass screening of the virus in a bid to determine the actual cases and stop more spread reiterating that hospitals and isolation centers are overwhelmed by COVID patients.

He noted that counties are not well equipped to deal with the second wave of coronavirus.

On schools, he called for the ministry of education to consider their decision of reopening schools saying that would risk the lives of students.

 Those already in school Mule said that they should be screened and be kept under tight regulations.

The lawmaker urged Kenyans to continue taking the necessary precautions during this time to avoid more spread.

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Kenya Matungulu Mule Nguluni Uhuru Kenyatta

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