Humanitarian body Kenya Red Cross Society, Mombasa branch joined Pwani Oil Company and the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) in donating antiseptic soaps to ferry users in efforts to prevent Coronavirus threat.
Kenya Red Cross Society, Mombasa Branch Chairperson Mahmoud Noor applauded the gesture taken by the stakeholders in preventing Coronavirus
Speaking at the Likoni ferry Channel Mr. Noor reiterated the need of personal hygiene observance, limiting one’s social attachments and avoiding crowded places.
“We should all observe the guidelines provided by the Ministry of health so that we are all safe,” revealed Mr. Noor.
He said though there are no reported cases in the county, locals should never relent but practice high levels of hygiene.
“As a humanitarian organisation we are creating awareness to the public on the health guidelines so that we prevent the disease,” added Mr. Noor.
[Likoni ferry channel users wash their hands before boarding ferries. Photo/Ahmed Omar].
KRCS has been closely monitoring the situation at the Likoni ferry Channel and other parts of the county in efforts to avert any health threat.
The busiest channel has a record of over 300,000 users and 60,000 vehicles in a single day.
The humanitarian body has been conducting health awareness to locals in Mombasa during this time when Coronavirus threat is experienced across the country.
KRCS is focusing more on the densely populated areas in efforts to avert the health crisis.
Barely a day ago, Mombasa county government closed the wholesale section of the largest Kongowea market and ordered a closure of all bars and night clubs in a bid to prevent Coronavirus outbreak.