Butere Sub-County Hospital has been on the headlines for the wrong reason in the recent past. It was first faulted for denying an HIV patient ARV drugs and now it is in the spotlight for leaving dead bodies in the wards. Yusuf Manyasa was admitted to the hospital after he had suffered a bout of malaria on Sunday afternoon.
Kakamega Health CEC Dr.Collins Matemba.[Photo Courtesy] Several countries are currently battling a global pandemic which has left more than 2 million people dead.The global Covid-19 has affected countries economically.It's effects are still being felt worldwide.
It has been reported that a form four candidate from Lureko secondary school located in Mumias West has passed away due to the deadly coronavirus. Health Executive of Kakamega county Collins Matemba has confirmed the incident said that the parents of the students were also tested and found to be positive for the virus. They are now in home-based isolation in their home where they are closely being monitored by health officials from the mentioned county. The standard has reported that the student started showing
A female form four candidate at Lureko Secondary school has succumbed to COVID-19 as ten other students in the county have tested positive for the virus. This is according to Kakamega Health CEC Dr Collins Matemba, as written by the Standard's online publication this afternoon, which has been shared by journalist Ali Manzu. This comes barely hours after Ministry of Health CS George Magoha announced that all students in the country will resume school on 4 January 2021, in the second phase of reopening. CS George
School heads report that Covid-19 scare is no longer an issue among learners, who only follow protocols when a teacher is nearby. Primary and secondary school heads have exposed the overwhelming task of enforcing the Covid-19 protocols, as it emerged that learners have largely dropped their guard. The headteachers say three weeks after the partial reopening of schools, the coronavirus scare is no longer an issue among learners, with reports indicating that students have returned to normal school life. DANIEL
Deputy Governor H.E Prof Philip Kutima has asked residents of Ikolomani Sub County to support his gubernatorial bid in 2022. Prof Kutima said he will build on the solid foundation built by H.E Dr FCPA Wycliffe Oparanya to effectively run the county. He said with the experience he has gained for the last nine years he is capable of continuing with the development agenda of Dr Oparanya.
Kakamega County has recorded the first death of students due to the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. Kakamega County Health Executive Collins Matemba has confirmed that a form four student from Lureko Secondary School located in Mumias West Constituency succumbed to COVID-19. He said that the female student's parent are also positive and are currently placed under the home-based care. The girl was treated at mission hospital in Mumias town and later transferred to private hospital in Bungoma. However, they did not
When schools were reopened, parents , teachers and several education stakeholders raised concerns over the safety of the Learners in school. Of course the government has directed all tutors with underlying medical conditions to work from home to avoid exposure to Corona virus. The major question is, what happens to Learners with the underlying medical conditions ? That's the question that might get it's right answer when it's too late for a family in Kakamega county , after a form four candidate died of Corona
Thirty-eight students have tested positive for COVID-19 at Kabarnet Boys High School. According to Baringo County Commissioner Henry Wafula, the 38 boys tested positive on Saturday, November 14 and have been isolated within the school. Twelve learners and three teachers in Siaya County contracted Covid-19, the education department reported on as several other counties battle a resurgence of infections. County Education director Joseph Wamocho said two non-teaching staff from a secondary school in the rural county
Panic has hit many parents after it was reported that a Form Four student at St Elizabeth Girls Lureko in Mumias West has succumbed to Covid-19. The form four girl who was expecting to sit for her final examinations earlier next year died while receiving treatment at the Lifecare Hospital in Bungoma. Doctors suspected that the girl might have contracted the disease when she travelled home because her parents too tested positive of the disease after diagnosis. Kakamega County Executive for Health Dr Collins Matemba
Whenever life is involved, education , employment and other activities becomes of less important. As the current cabinet for education Prof George Magoha once said , dead students don't seat for exams . Its the most painful experience to lose a child while trying to secure his/her future . That's the current feeling in Kakamega right now. Residents of Kakamega county are in sombre moods after a form four candidate from St Elizabeth Girls high school in Lureko in Mumias died of corona virus today . According
Since Covid-19 pandemic arrived in Kenya in March most people have been affected greatly. Students and teachers have been affected too since they were forced to close down schools by the government from March. They have stayed at home for quite some months. However, the Cabinet Secretary of Education George Magoha announced the reopening of schools for grade 4, class 8 and form 4 on 12th October. President Uhuru went ahead and announced the reopening of other remaining classes in January. Today, CS Magoha announced
Kakamega county seems to be the new hotspot of coronavirus in the Country, this is after the Kakamega county health executive Dr Collins Matemba confirmed that a KCSE candidate in Mumias West COnstituency succumbed to COVID-19 related complications. The parents of the deceased also tested positive and are currently in isolation under the home-based care program with strict supervision from the health officials. According to Dr Matemba, the student developed complication while at home and was taken to St Mary's
Deputy Governor H.E Prof Philip Kutima has asked the County's Department of Health Services to investigate claims that some hospitals in the County lack essential drugs.Speaking during the funeral service of Mr Enosh Lugonzo, a member of the County Budget and Economic Forum (CBEF) in Munyuki village, Lumakanda in Lugari Sub County, the Deputy Governor asked the CECM for Health Services Dr Collins Matemba to visit the affected hospitals to ascertain and address the problem.
The COVID-19 pandemic has indeed continued to take its toll on schools. After yesterday several students of Kabarnet High School tested positive for the virus, today again 10 students have tested positive for the virus. Unfortunately, one form four girl has today died of COVID-19 related complications. She was a student at the Lureko Girls High School. According to The Standard, the Kakamega county health executive said that also the parents of the late student have tested positive for the virus, and have been
The standard media has today reported that the coronavirus pandemic has continued to ravage the nation amidst Second Infection Wave. In Kakamega County, the situation is now worrying with County residents calling upon the National government to intervene after warning that the situation will be out of control very soon. According to the news presented by the standard media today, another form four students from Lureko Girls, Mumias Subcounty in Kakamega has today succumbed to Covid-19 related complications.
Collins Matemba is the County Health Executive for Kakamega county.Photo (Collins Matemba).Today TV47 news Kenya have reported that Collins Matemba has reported a mysterious disease that is in Isukha in Kakamega county.
Fear has engulfed different schools as the country registers its first form four victim to succumb to coronavirus ever since the school's were Reopened. According to the standard, the form four students is from Lureko secondary school located in mumias west sub-county in Kakamega constituency. Kakamega County health executive officer Dr Collins Matemba, confirmed the incident indicating that the student developed breathing complications while at home. "The student developed complications while at home and was
Covid19 pandemic is now causing a lot of discomfort in schools. This is because more cases continue to registered in schools and even teachers continue to loss their lives. As it was the case in Tononoka secondary school. While the the schools full reopening has been confirmed to be in January, another students has been reported to have passed away due to covid19. The said learner is female student at Lureko Secondary School in Mumias West Constituency and has died of Covid-19 related complications. Kakamega
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