Nakuru County has recorded 7 cases of COVID-19 so far.
This is according to Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui who addressed press on Tuesday Morning at the County Headquarters.
Kinyanjui highlighting on the recent case that was reported in Nakuru West Sub County said all the contacts have been traced and the tests will be done and results made public.
“We have recorded 7 cases of COVID-19 with the recent case being that of Nakuru West Sub County” said Kinyanjui.
The governor reiterating the county surveillance team is alert and that the testing of truck drivers is ongoing at Maai Mahiu, Salgaa and Total.
The county government of Nakuru has also revealed plans to have free testing for hotel staffs in the county.
“Even as the country moves to open some sectors such as trade, as a county we are doing all we can to ensure security for our people” he said.
According to Kinyanjui, Kenyans are facing psycho social problems leading to mental and violence in society.
It is for this reason that he has revealed that the county government of Nakuru will be moving in to ensure that all the health facilities have a room to offer guidance and counseling.
“We look at how we can ensure our facilities can offer counseling and guidance.
The county boss calling on members of the public to also help the health sector in monitoring other diseases.
Kinyanjui says its not all about COVID-19 but that we should also continue to ensure there is no other outbreaks.