The 4 counties which received lion's share of Covid-19 funds

Tracing Covid billions

Council of Governors Chair Wycliffe Oparanya during a past meeting with the National Treasury

The Commission on Revenue Authority has revealed the list of counties according to distribution of Sh5 billion issued by President Uhuru Kenyatta for the fight against Covid-19.

According to the data submitted to MPs, Nairobi county received the highest allocation at Sh294.4 million.

The other top four counties by allocation are Kakamega at second place after receiving Sh262.2 million, Bungoma (Sh213.7 million) and Nakuru at fourth place with a Sh201 million allocation.

Other counties which received high amounts of the grant are Machakos and Kiambu at Sh188 million and Sh185.5 million respectively.

Lamu County received the lowest allocation at Sh13.7 million.

Other counties at the bottom of the list were Isiolo (Sh16.2 million), Samburu (Sh27.4 million), Marsabit (Sh28.5 million), Tana River (Sh33.6 million), Taita Taveta (Sh37.7 million) and Garissa (Sh41.6 million).

Auditor-General Nancy Gathungu noted that the funds were distributed according to the population size of each county.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Abolition of boarding in primary schools splits Kenyans [Reactions]

Abolition of boarding in primary schools splits Kenyans [Reactions]

Ruto invites Facebook and Google bosses to Jamuhuri Day Celebrations

Ruto invites Facebook and Google bosses to Jamuhuri Day Celebrations

Interior CS Kindiki addresses the state of security ahead of the Azimio rallies

Interior CS Kindiki addresses the state of security ahead of the Azimio rallies

Kenya asks World Bank for Sh92 billion loan

Kenya asks World Bank for Sh92 billion loan

Why Murgor sisters withdrew charges against Ndichu brothers

Why Murgor sisters withdrew charges against Ndichu brothers

Ruto's Cabinet donates Sh17 million to National Drought Mitigation Appeal Fund

Ruto's Cabinet donates Sh17 million to National Drought Mitigation Appeal Fund

Ex-IEBC CEO sentenced to 4 years in jail for Sh1.3B irregular tender award

Ex-IEBC CEO sentenced to 4 years in jail for Sh1.3B irregular tender award

3 arrested in connection with shooting of senior chief

3 arrested in connection with shooting of senior chief

Sifuna declares admiration for his celeb crush & gets unexpected response [Video]

Sifuna declares admiration for his celeb crush & gets unexpected response [Video]