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Remmy Butia March 29, 2020

NANDI COUNTY BEGINS FUMIGATION OF PUBLIC PLACES TO COMBAT SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS

The County Government of Nandi has embarked on a vigorous fumigation, disinfection, and sanitation exercise targeting market places and all public spaces to curb the rapid spread of the Coronavirus.

While leading the exercise in Kapsabet town, Governor Stephen Sang said that the government is targeting bus stops, markets and other areas with high social gatherings.

Governor Sang urged traders to maintain the highest level of hygiene to avert an outbreak in market centres.

He appealed to residents to allow the public health officers access to different critical areas so the exercise can be a success.

The CEC for Health Ruth Koech emphasized the need for everyone to play their part in reducing the risk of transmission, while urging high levels of hygiene and maintenance of social distancing.

She urged the members of the public to continue adhering to the instruction from the Ministry of Health on prevention and control and support government initiatives put in place to curb the virus.

Markets fumigated so far include Nandi Hills and Chepterit as the exercise is being rolled to other major towns and markets in Nandi County.

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