Mutahi Kagwe, the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Health in Kenya is optimistic that utilization of Ten Houses Intiative “Nyumba 10 Initiative” would help in promoting vigilance at countries border points in order to mitigate the spread of corona virus.
Mutahi who was addressing the nation today on covid-19 update stated that the upsurge of COVID-19 cases is as a result of lack of vigilance at points of entries.
“The upsurge of COVID-19 positive cases suggest that ourcborder points have become spots for the disease. This must be mitigated. I therefore want to appeal to all our people residing at border counties, and those at points of entry to be more vigilant and utilize the Nyumba 10 Initiative to help in community policing,” CS Mutahi appealed.
He further urged all government officials at border points in customs, security, port health and immigration departments to undergo COVID-19 tests since they are vulnerable to the infections.
Mutahi’s remarks comes moments after the country registered more new 80 COVID-19 cases the largest sample ever recorded since the first case was confirmed in March.
“Today, we have recorded 80 COVID-19 positive cases from a sample size of 3,102. This is the largest sample size tested so far,” MoH reported.
According to reports by the MoH, the recorded new cases brings a total of confirmed COVID-19 positive to 1,109 cases in Kenya.
FurtherFurthermore, 9 people were discharged today from hospitals having tested again and their results tested corona virus negative.
So far, Kenya has a total recovery of 375 cases and 50 fatalities while a total of Cumulative Samples tested stands at 52,507 samples.