Police in Turkana County arrest over 50 people for allegedly not wearing face masks to combat Covid

Police in Turkana County have arrested over 50 people for allegedly not wearing face masks to combat Covid-19, Turkana County commander Samwel Ndanyi said they started the crackdown owing to the surging number of coronavirus cases in the county. The 50 victims were fined Sh1,000 each or detained for 7 days. Turkana has case load of 476 with 127 active cases and at same time recording 7 deaths. Turkana West sub-county is the worst affected with 310 cases, majority being the refugees living in Kakuma camp.

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