User Lamu elders are still holding onto the myth that swimming in salty Indian Ocean water prevents people from contracting Covid-19. About a year ago shortly after the Covid-19 pandemic hit the country, a section of Lamu elders, especially those from far-flung and remote islands in the archipelago, came out advising locals to swim in salty ocean water in order for them to avoid contracting the fatal virus.
About four days ago, the country was thrown into shock over the controversial death of seven newborn babies at the Baringo County Hospital after the temperature of an incubator they were in was allegedly set too high by intern nurses.
Schools across the country are set to reopen from Monday 4th January. The government led by His Exellency President Uhuru Kenyatta and officials in the Ministry of Education Including Profesor George Magoha, has set the following measures which must be observed at all cost. 1. That all schools shall ensure that they have adequate hand-washing stations corresponding to their student population, in line with the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education. Also schools experiencing
10 Maranda High Students Tests Positive For COVID-19 Tension high in Maranda High School after ten students test positive for the coronavirus. The report has been issued by the County Health Department. According to Dr. Eunice Fwaya who is the Chief officer at the Siaya County Health department, the testings were conducted and announced on Thursday evening. The ten students tested positive for the virus during a test carried by the Siaya County’s emergency response team which was examining those to be ferried
Barely days after we highlighted on a case of saturation of face mask which do not measure up to health standards, Kakamega county Government has swiftly moved in to issue stern warning to hawkers selling the essential. Photo: Trader selling masks. The hawkers have now been cautioned against the sell of unapproved face masks by the County Health department and that they risk arrest and a charge in a court of law for endangering lives. Photo: Philip Kutima issuing a statement to the members of the press.