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4 test negative of corona in Homa Bay

Four corona suspects have turned out negative after tests conducted in Homa Bay revealed so.
Homa Bay County Commissioner Yatich Kipkemei said six other people have been quarantined in Homa Bay County over suspicion of contracting covid-19.
The six are part of the ten people who been suspected to have contracted the coronavirus since the pandemic was reported in the country.
Kipkemei said three have been quarantined at Homa Bay County Referral Hospital while three others are being quarantined at their homes.
He told residents to avoid spread of false information regarding coronavirus through social media platforms.
“We don’t want residents to share false information regarding covid-19. Nobody should share any information that can make residents panic,” said Kipkemei.
The administrator who spoke today after chairing a County security meeting said the national government was working in partnership with the county government to provide health workers with protective gears for managing covid-19.
So far, 25 protective gears have been received in the county for combating the virus from the national government.
Kipkemei added that they had deployed more than 30 police officers in Homa Bay town to enhance adherence to safety standards for prevention of the virus.
“The officers are ensuring that residents do not gather in a manner that can make them predisposed to infection of the virus,” said Kipkemei.
He also urged the residents to adhere to the curfew directive issued by the government.
He also told bar operators to abide by the county government directive ordering their closure for the next 30 days.
By Davis Langat

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