Today Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui flagged off a consignment of drug supply worth sh. 205 million from Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) that will be distributed to all health facilities in our eleven subcounties.
Speaking outside his offices, the Governor said assorted medical supplies will cub shortage as the hospital data shows that the number of patients increased between March and April this year.
Governor Lee said as his administration synergizes efforts to fight against the spread of Covid-19, it is also keen to ensure that patients with non-communicable diseases are treated.
While noting that his county has recorded seven cases of Covid-19, he announced that his administration has also commenced free testing of food handlers in hotels, restaurants and bars.
” Charging workers will be su hefting them to further suffering having been out of employment for months,” he said
He further added that the surveylance team has so far tested 296 truck drivers, 224 health workers and 124 food handlers.
Governor Lee also condemned the ethnic skirmishes in Nakuru-Narok border saying his administration is working closely with County Security team and Narok leaders in pursuit for a lasting solution.
He also added that several ambulances have been dispatched to standby to help the victims who have been injured get emergency treatment.