Embakasi East Member of Parliament Babu Owino is a happy man after
President Uhuru Kenyatta granted his request to do COVID-19 mass testing in his
Taking to his social media handle, the legislator said that the mass
testing was meant to help the poor and the sick.
Babu Owino, who could not hide his joy, says he had made a request to
both the president and the Covid-19
“A few weeks ago I
made a request to the President and the Covid-19 Taskforce to do mass testing
in our Constituency.
“I want to thank the President for granting this request,” said Babu Owino.
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The legislator added
that the COVID-19 mass testing will be conducted in Utawala and Lower Savanna
Babu Owino says they’ll
continue to plead for mass testing in other Upper Savanna, Embakasi and Mihango
According to the Embakasi
East MP, those who will test positive for COVID-19 shall be provided with
medical attention and their families attended to as well.
“People who test
positive will be given adequate medical attention and their families well attended
to avoid vicious infection.
“God bless our
President Uhuru Kenyatta as he undertakes changes in the Jubilee Administration
to enhance Government service delivery to the people of Kenya,” added the MP.
Health CS announced that 66 more people had tested positive for the disease
making it the highest number of cases recorded in day since the first
announcement was made.
According to the
Ministry of Health, the 66 cases were obtained from testing 2,621 samples bringing
the total number of samples tested to 49,405.
The number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the country currently stand at 1,029, with 366 total recoveries and 50 deaths.