On June 20th 2022, Kenyan Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe announced that there was a sharp increase in the number of new cases of Covid-19 infections.
With regard to the increase in the number of the Covid-19 infections, Bungoma North Senior Deputy County Commissioner Philip Koima has urged locals and Kenyans at large to continue visiting health facilities to be vaccinated against Corona Virus among measures put in place by the Health Ministry to curb the spreading of the infection.
Koima noted that a good number of Kenyans were afraid of being vaccinated resulting from different perceptions people had towards the Corona Virus vaccine, but highlighted the need for everyone to be vaccinated citing that the vaccine is harmless and was approved by the World Health Organization, WHO.
Following the upcoming August 9th General Elections in the country, he advised locals to keep on adhering to the Covid-19 protocols put in place by the health ministry so as to reduce the rate of infections, among them; wearing of face masks, washing hands and avoid crowding.
By Otindo Aggrey.