Uasin Gishu County MCAs and staff have been given a 21-days compulsory leave after revelations that Huruma Ward MCA Peter Chomba succumbed to Covid-19.
In an internal memo dated, 17th October 2020, the Assembly Clerk Shadrack Choge said the compulsory leave will start from Monday, 19th October to 6th November.
“This decision was informed by the Covid-19 test that was done on the deceased and it was confirmed to be positive,” read the memo.
The Assembly Clerk has urged MCAs and Staff ti observe the Ministry of Health guidelines on prevention of spread of coronavirus.
Uasin Gishu county has experienced a sharp rise in Covid-19 infections the last one week.
On Saturday, it recorded 74 cases becoming the thurd most-infected county after Nairobi (121) and Nakuru (110).
On Friday, it had 21 cases and on Thursday (47).