Siaya County has registered five active cases of Covid-19 in the past one week, area Deputy Governor Dr. James Okumbe has said. Okumbe said the pandemic that has caused panic globally was still active and called on the local residents not to drop their guard, but to continue observing the ministry of health protocols aimed at curbing further spread of the virus. The deputy governor was speaking Monday at the county referral hospital in Siaya…"Covid-19 Still Exists, Deputy Governor Warns"
The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on stake holders in the health sector to guarantee the safety of medics and patients in the wake of the Covid 19 pandemic. WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to fore the vital role health workers play to relieve suffering and safe lives of the infected patients. “No country, hospital or clinic can keep its patients safe unless it keeps its…"WHO Insists On Safety Of Medics"
The National Museums of Kenya will start the phased re-opening of all museums and monuments across the country from today (Monday) after a seven-month shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Sports, Culture and Heritage Principal Secretary Josephetha Mukobe said full re-opening of the heritage sites would be done after the Ministry of Health endorses the same in response to a letter written by her ministry to that of health. Speaking in Malindi after inspecting…"Museums And Heritage To Re-Open"
BLANTYRE – Malawi president Lazarus Chakwera is calling for collaborative efforts in the fight against coronavirus, which has so far infected nearly 6,000 Malawians and killed over 170 others. But commentators say the government should also tackle other diseases rather than focusing on COVID-19 alone. In his weekly radio address Saturday, Chakwera said it is worrisome that local transmission has been on the rise despite various efforts to contain the virus. The president said today…"Malawi President Calls for United Front Against COVID-19"
A consultant company says the Siaya town planning final report has delayed because a government office it was to collaborate with closed for two months because of Coronavirus outbreak. Horizon Business Solution, was to have the report ready in three months after it was awarded the tender in February 2020. The company director Patrick Idalia, however said they could not beat the deadline because materials testing was to be done at the Ministry of Public…"Covid 19 Pandemic Delays Siaya Town Plans"
The Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Murang’a Rev. James Maria Wainaina has asked the investigative agencies entrusted to fight corruption to clear the air on who stole equipment and items meant to fight covid-19 pandemic. Wainaina on Tuesday said Kenyans are eager to know the truth and thus the relevant government agencies should hasten the investigations and let those behind the scandal be brought to book. The Bishop further said if some equipment were stolen,…"Catholic Bishop Wants Covid-19 Fraud Probed"