By Brighton Makori .
Kisii county residents have been warned of breaking government directives against the fight against Corona virus.
This comes after the county government of Kisii has opened quarantine facility at Kisii Boys high school .
According to Governor James Ongwae the facility will be used as Quarantine facility for those who will be breaking guidelines put by the ministry of Health in the fight against COVID19.
He also said that the facility has been opened as one way of de congesting the medical facility at Kenya medical training which has been used as containment place .
Therefore Ongwae challenged residents to be observant during this period as one way of protecting themselves from being quarantined at the new facility.
” We have opened this facility but my wish is that let us follow the guidelines properly so that we can not be the victims and brought to this this facility”
” Let us know that anybody is a potential customer to the facility if the guidelines are not followed ,” Said Ongwae
At the same time he added that the isolation center is still at Kisii teaching and referral hospital which is well equipped .
Ongwae also noted that the county has no positive COVID 19 cases as the county has set more than 800 samples to Nairobi which all are negative , emphasizing that Guidelines should be followed .
In addition he added that his administration in collaboration with National Government are ensuring that they are doing the best of ensuring that they to take care our Kisii residents at large .
He thanked stakeholders and well wishers who have been able to help the county with Masks, Sanitizers which have been able to distributed to markets , BodaBoda sector and other areas to help the residents.
” I want to indicate that as the county Government we have taken supplement budget since there is no county that knew there was to be COVID19, and have resources for it,its in the county assembly and we hope once it will be passed then we will have the necessary emergency funds we need to move the process forward and ensuring we have all things in place” noted Governor Ongwae
He added that in sub counties the county has set measures as well and identified some school if things goes to worse situation .