Drama as entire family is picked up for isolation

Wednesday July 29 2020

Health workers inside an isolation ward at the Mbagathi Hospital in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP


There was drama at a city slum on Tuesday evening when health officials accompanied by police arrived to pick up a family believed to be infected with Covid-19.

The incident took place in Mukuru-Hazina slum in Starehe Sub-county.

Residents from Hazina, River Bank, Mukuru-Kayaba, Kisii, and Mukuru-Maasai flocked the scene to witness the incident.

South B Assistant County Commissioner Philiph Mbuvi said two ambulances and a police vehicle accompanied the family.

After the family was taken for isolation, officials disinfected their house and adjacent houses.