Afraha Stadium: Traders take over

Traders from both Wakulima and Nasher markets have today started settling at Afraha Stadium where they will be carrying their trade. While we visited the place earlier today, Wakulima Market traders had already taken over the Afraha Annexe and business was running almost normally. To deal will the vagaries of weather, the traders were busy putting up makeshift shelters while lorries delivered cargo. The traders were given the directive to move from their places of work in town following the outbreak of Covid-19. This is one of the orders given…

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County Jubilee Party official faults Governor Kinyanjui for ignoring public sensitization on COVID-19

Nakuru County Jubilee Party Branch Secretary General faults Governor Kinyanjui for ignoring public sensitization on COVID-19. The Branch Secretary Kiplang’at Cheruiyot aka Mtumishi has taken up the step of sensitizing public on Coronavirus but faulting the County Government of fake public relations, poor drainage and poor roads in Nakuru. He says Governor Lee Kinyanjui is in slumber over the issue. Cheruiyot has called on the county government leadership to wake up from their slumber and start serious public sensitization on COVID-19. Speaking on Wednesday at Nessuit in Njoro Sub County…

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County COVID-19 Response Committee trained on surveillance and prevention measures

The Nakuru County Covid-19 Response Committee on Friday received training on the COVID-19 surveillance and prevention measures from County virologists and epidemiologists. The committee is tasked with assessing situations to make informed decisions on need basis. The team comprises top officials from the County Government of Nakuru, the 11 Deputy County Commissioners, County head of Critical Infrastructure Protection Unit, National Environment Management Authority, Kenya Red Cross, Rift Valley Water Services Board, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Information and Communications among other stakeholders. Addressing during the training, Nakuru County Public Health…

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Nakuru County has no single confirmed case of corona virus-health officials

Nakuru County has no single confirmed case of coronavirus. This is according to the officials from the health department led who addressed during the second day of media training on coronavirus. Led by Nakuru County County Director of medical services Dr.Benedict Osore and his Deputy Dr.Daniel Wainaina, they called for calmness in Nakuru saying so far no single case of Covid-19 has been confirmed. “We do not have a case so far….we have three cases with one already confirmed negative while the others are results in waiting,” said Dr.Wainaina. He…

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No more crowd visits at Nakuru Level 5 hospital

Nakuru residents who have patients at the Nakuru Level 5 hospital have been advised not to cause congestion during visits even as the county health department puts measures in place in preparedness towards the fight against Corona Virus. In the new directive, the County health department has appealed to residents with patients to ensure only one visitor per patient to avert social congestion as per the government directives. According to Dr.Gerald Maina who is in charge of Preventive and promotive health services in Nakuru County, the health department is taking…

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Chinese in self quarantine to be examined for 14days-Nakuru CEC

A Chinese National from Nakuru has kept himself in a self quarantine at Ingobor area in Kaptembwa Nakuru west Sub County in Nakuru. The Chinese National jetted in the country using a Chinese direct flight to JKIA where he was tested and later traveled to Nakuru to join his family. Nakuru County CEC for health Dr. Gichuki Kariuki says they received the information about the Chinese man and visited his place on Tuesday where they carried all tests reliable to detect signs of the virus. Gichuki said that there is…

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