Nyamemiso Primary school pupils receiving masks from Team Okeng'o on Monday [Photo Brighton Makori]
By Brighton Makori.
Kisii county residents have been called to strictly adhere to protocols set out by the Ministry of health so as to stem the spread of Corona virus in the country and the country at large.
Speaking to Gusii star Kisii county Senatorial aspirant Okengo Nyambane said that residents should consideration to the protocols set by the Government since they are aimed at ensuring that citizens continue with their lives in the wake of the fast spreading infectious disease.
Okengo added that adhering to the protocols is to protect yourself and your loved ones since prevention better than cure.
He underscored regular washing of hands with soap, wearing of masks and social distancing as some of the key protocols that Kenyans need to follow strictly in order to limit the spread of the respiratory illness.
“Covid is real I call upon residents to adhere to protocols , as a leader from the region let us wear mask , wash hands and keep social distance “ he said
The Youthful leader noted that there is need for the country to take measures aimed at protecting senior citizens since Corona has seen affecting the elderly people across the world.
He noted that elderly people are more vulnerable to this pandemic and should be advised to stay at home and avoid public gatherings and any movement due to their weaker immunity.
“It’s to our attention that Covid has increased in our counties both Kisii and Nyamira ,we will only encounter the pandemic by following the health Protocols ,” He told Gusii star noting that he has been issuing face masks and sanitizes and he has embarked on the program .
Due to higher positive cases, Kisii County government has already closed churches for two weeks to curb the spread of the virus.
The county also closed down the government headquarters due to high positive cases among the employees and advised them to work from home.