Cholera claims seven People in Mombasa
SEE ALSO :More players eye cooking gas pieThe session was chaired by Deputy Speaker and Port Reitz MCA Fadhil Makarani. This followed a question by nominated member Moses Oindo on the status of cholera in the county. Ms Koitaba had reported that a mother and her child died and 25 people were admitted in hospital following the cholera outbreak. The report revealed the Department of Health had banned hawking of food and bottled water within the town and residential estates to contain cholera. Water bottlers
SEE ALSO :Mombasa to host 79th Skal Congress"To rid the county of unscrupulous water bottlers, all companies in the sector are directed to immediately present themselves and deposit their Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) certification with the Department of Health, failure to which punitive action will be taken against them,” stated the report. Mr Baya said the Health county executive had also banned food outsourced from hotels, suppliers and business entities whose premises were unlicensed and who had not received a health certificate from the department.