Lamu county gov’t faulted for flouting quarantine directive

Written By: Timothy Kipnusu

Former Lamu Governor Issa Timammy has faulted the County Government of Lamu for laxity in conducting the coronavirus awareness campaign. 

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Timammy claims the county is taking the pandemic lightly instead of enforcing the quarantine directive issued by the government.

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He said the case of the Italian who traveled from Malindi to Mpeketoni suspected to be having the deadly virus proved the county was not prepared to handle the pandemic.

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He said it was sad the county government did not quarantine the Italian and instead took him to several hospitals.

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Reports indicate that the Italian arrived in Mpeketoni and took himself to Hospital but the county officials transferred him from one hospital to another instead of isolating him.

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