Kiambu County plans to kick-start mass testing for Covid-19 at Thika’s highly populous Kiandutu slums from next week, Governor James Nyoro has said. Nyoro said he had initiated talks with the Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe to have the exercise conducted in the area, since it was a high risk informal settlement. Speaking during a food donation exercise for 500 slum residents in the area Saturday, the Governor said they expect response from the Health…"County To Start Mass Testing In Slum From Next Week"
More than 3000 residents in Kaptebee village in Turbo constituency, Uasin Gishu County are living in fear following mudslides caused by the ongoing heavy rains. The residents said massive boulders fell from the hills destabilizing the water socked soils already weakened by the heavy rains causing the mudslide. “The rocks on the hillside cracked and started falling towards people’s homesteads below. Water crevices also formed and drained towards the settlements causing fear of imminent landslide,”…"3000Kaptebee Residents Live In Fear Following Mudslides Occasioned By Heavy Rains"
Fafi MP Abdikarim Osman has joined the growing list of leaders from Garissa and Tana River counties appealing for humanitarian assistance for flood victims. Last week Bura MP Ali Wario and Garissa deputy governor Abdi Dagane made similar appeals to corporate entities, persons of goodwill and non-governmental organizations to donate funds and other material support for the victims. Speaking today in Mansabubu centre when he donated an assortment of food items that included rice, cooking…"MP Appeals For Humanitarian Aid For Flood Victims"
Panic gripped residents of Migori County on Saturday following reports that the region had registered its first two positives cases of Covid-19. Gloom swept across the vast and populous county Saturday afternoon as Health CAS Dr. Mercy Mwangangi announced that among the 24 new Covid-19 patients recorded Saturday, two were from Kuria West Sub County, a region neighboring Tanzania that is now reeling under the heavy impact of the virus. The announcement was like a…"Migori County, First Covid-19 Cases"
A family in Kamaketoi village, Kapchemutwa ward of Keiyo North sub county is calling on the government to assist them locate the body of their relative who is suspected to have drowned in a river as she was allegedly being chased by a police officer. The father to the deceased, Simon Chesire said they have been searching for the body in the swollen river since Thursday when their 23-year-old daughter Gladys Kiptoo is suspected to…"Mother Of Two Suspected To Have Drowned After Chase By Police"
Kenya on Sunday registered a record number of Covid 19 infections in a day after thirty more people tested positive to the viral disease bringing the national tally to 465. Health Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Dr. Rashid Aman said the 30 fresh infections were sampled out of 883 people tested in a span of 24 hours. “Out of the 30 cases, 19 are from Mombasa, 8 from Nairobi, 2 from Bungoma and 1 from kitui…"Record Covid 19 Infections In A Day"