Government Utilizes Nyumba Kumi in Border coronavirus battle

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Kenya is depending on the network policing activity Nyumba Kumi to stem the importation of the coronavirus from the neighboring nations, as wellbeing authorities announced 51 new cases, carrying the nation’s aggregate to 963.

Wellbeing Bureau Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the activity will assist the administration with arresting tainted individuals sneaking into the nation over its outskirts before they can start spreading the infection locally.

Mr Kagwe saw that a critical number of the ongoing coronavirus cases detailed in Kenya were imports from Tanzania and Somalia.

Regions that have as of late announced cases from neighboring nations incorporate Wajir – whose 12 out of the 16 cases are totally imported from Somalia – Garissa, Migori and Busia.

The vast majority of the more than 40 cases detailed in Kajiado Province are Kenyan truck drivers with a background marked by movement from Tanzania.

“We have expanded the Nyumba Kumi exercises in every one of these districts as a result of our permeable fringes. What’s going on now is that we have advised the networks in these zones to be caution and report anybody coming into the nation to the specialists,” said Mr Kagwe.


“Nyumba Kumi is a basic unit in the battle against coronavirus in light of the fact that we need more security work force to cover all territories and follow up on everybody entering the nation.”

The Bureau Secretary emphasized that those intersection into Kenya may be permitted into the nation on condition that they are Covid without 19.

He approached truck drivers from Tanzania to be understanding as authorities did the correct administrative work to encourage their entrance into the nation.

Mr Kagwe additionally reported 22 additional recuperations, bringing the absolute number of people released to 358. He likewise noticed that 79 percent of the 555 dynamic cases stayed asymptomatic.

Nairobi represents the vast majority of the cases in the nation with 490, trailed by Mombasa at 331, Kajiado 43, Mandera 18, Kiambu 17 and Wajir 16.

In Nairobi, Eastleigh’s Kamukunji had 104 cases, making it the zone with the most elevated cases in Kenya’s capital. Mvita region had the most Covid-19 cases in Mombasa by Tuesday at 186.

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