Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) is set to set out on a two-day free Covid-19 mass testing on 17/10/2020 and 18/10/2020 as the nation raises dread of a second rush of Covid diseases.
The mass testing will be led at the end of the week and on Saturday and Sunday, October 18, 2020 in all the 17 sub-Counties in Nairobi district.
This will be the second mass testing by NMS headed by Major General Mohammed Badi after an initial one in May were in excess of 3,000 occupants ended up being tried in an 11-day work.
Nairobi and Mombasa regions have been the hardest hit by the novel infection initially detailed in Kenya in March with the last being the focal point of the savage malady.
“Nairobi Metropolitan Services will be conducting mass Covid-19 testing across all sub-Counties on October 17 and 18, 2020. See posters updated to confirm your venue. Remember to wash your hands, sanitise, observe social distance and all Covid-19 regulations,” read in part a communication from NMS on Tuesday.
The new advancement comes in the midst of a spike in the quantity of announced Covid-19 cases after President Uhuru Kenyatta loosened up regulation measures.
The bend appeared to level with just 1,036 positive cases detailed between September 22 and 27 yet this has since blown over with in excess of 300 positive cases being recorded every day.
The declaration by Kenyatta saw check in time hours abbreviated to somewhere in the range of 11pm and 4am, bar hours expanded even as Kenyans generally deserted wearing of veils and social removing.
On Tuesday, Nairobi represented 112 of the 318 positive cases declared by the Ministry of Health.
As per the NMS correspondence, Mukuru Health Center will fill in as testing scene for Embakasi South sub-County inhabitants, High Ridge Primary School and Kihumbuini Grounds for Westlands occupants, Huruma Lions Health Center for Mathare inhabitants, Ngei Primary School from individuals from Langata and Kibra DO’s office for Kibra inhabitants.
For Ruaraka sub-County, Mathare North Health Center will be the scene, Mutuini Hospital for Dagoretti South individuals, Nairobi Pentecostal Glory Church for Embakasi East inhabitants, Umoja 1 Health Center for those from Embakasi West while those from Makadara will merge at Star of Hope Primary School on Saturday and Rabai Road Primary School on Sunday.
Nairobi South Health Center and Plainview in South B will be the setting for testing in Starehe Constituency; Dagoretti North occupants will join at Muslim Chief’s office on Saturday and Kilimani Primary School on Sunday while Kayole 2 Health Center will have Embakasi Central inhabitants.
For Embakasi North occupants, Dandora 1 Health Center will be the setting, Githurai Primary School for Roysambu inhabitants, Kasarani Health Center for Kasarani occupants while people from Kamukunji will be tried in Zawadi Primary School on Saturday and Eastleigh Health Center on Sunday.