Homa Bay Health Dept’ headquarters closes after 5 staff test positive for Covid 19

Kisumu County has been facing an increase in Covid-19 positive cases since May

Homa Bay County teaching and referral hospital

Homa Bay County Health department headquarters have been closed after five senior officials tested positive for Covid-19.

County Health Administrator, Elly Odhiambo announced that the office will be closed for the next week to prevent the spread of Covid-19 at the health department headquarters as they look to start the fumigation process.

The positive cases have been on the rise leading to a total of 5,739 infections so far.

The County also came under scrutiny after Madaraka day celebrations where medics believe had a hand in the spread of the virus.

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