The Ministry of heath has today announced confirmation of three more cases of COVID-19
From Miambai, kitui Central Sub-county.
It’s said the individuals travelled from Mombasa to kitui for a burial service at Miambani sub-county under tight security.
“According to the information shared to us by the Area MCA who is the Minority leader Hon Alex Nganga, the team arrived in kitui for burial in Miambani ward under tight security and left to mombasa the same day after burial.
The County government of kitui has taken precautions measures in regards to contacts tracing, nevertheless, people have been urged not to panic.
“The three cases are linked to Miambani and in Kitui Central Sub- County not Rural. They travelled from Mombasa for a burial in Miambani on Saturday and went back the same day. On their way back samples were taken at Kitui and confirmed to be positive. The Burial was supervised by our DCC and the Deputy OCPD Kitui Central, let’s pray for the best”, Miambani MCA Hon Alex Nganga has said.
“Those said individuals have no history of staying in kitui, nevertheless, the government is taking the right precaution and contacts tracing”. Alex Nganga revealed.
Different calls have been raised over Covid – 19 preparedness in kitui after County assembly rejected COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD NOMINEES.
Majority of kitui residents have termed the rejection of KCPSB nominees maliciously and ill thought out, Mutunga Mulovi a resident of kwa vonza said.
We need urgent health local workers recruitment exercise like yesterday, as MCAs sit in their meetings they need to know a lot is expected of them, Mutunga told County Diary.