Mvita Member of Parliament Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir has intensified his campaign on Coronavirus pandemic to his constituents.
The silent campaign involves mounting informative posters in all parts of the constituency with various messages on how to fight the deadly virus.
The Legislature has also provided large water tanks to specific areas within the constituency to enable locals practice proper hygiene.
He has also provided soap and sanitisers to locals in Majengo, King’orani, Tudor, Old town among other densely populated areas within Mvita constituency to enhance proper personal hygiene.
“We may call it a silent awareness since we are not engaging the community in a public forum but very effective way of preventing the Coronavirus’ noted Nassir.
He urged locals to observe high standards of hygiene so as to tame the spread of the deadly disease.
“We are conducting this campaign by ensuring all the Ministry of health safety and health guidelines are available to all and are fully adhered to,” he added.
He appealed to locals to regularly wash their hands with running water and soap, maintain social distance and wear face masks especially when in public places or in a matatu.
He said by abiding to the health and safety rules residents will curb the spread of the dangerous disease.
He cautioned locals against being ignorant saying ignorance may cost them their lives.
[Mvita constituency youth leader Mohammed Hussein famously known as Amadoh fixing taps to enable locals wash their hands. Photo/Abbas Omar.
Mr. Nassir noted that all the necessary and critical information about Covid-19 has been passed to the larger community urging his constituents to abide by the safety measures.
He promised urgent interventions whenever the need arises in his constituency.
His remarks come amid rise of Corona virus cases in the country.
On Sunday, the ministry of health confirmed 142 Covid-19 cases, 4 deaths and 4 recoveries.
Nairobi, Mombasa, Kilifi, Kwale, Kitui and Kajiado remain the hot spots counties.