The outbreak of new coronavirus disease (COVID‑19) is causing respiratory illness worldwide, prompting the WHO to declare the condition as a global pandemic. The virus has spread across the globe, thus putting the world’s economy in survival mode.The outbreak is already infecting economies and financial markets around the world. While governments try to navigate the fine line between being prepared and setting off panic, the economic costs are growing as countries and communities try to control the spread of the disease. As the world further shuts down in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, countries around the world are stepping up efforts to tackle the new coronavirus that has killed thousands.There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs. As the threat becomes more widespread, new precautions must be taken: The Kenyan government has implemented various protective measures, we the people should take steps to protect ourselves from COVID-19 and limit the spread of the novel coronavirus to others. Anyone can contract COVID-19, although certain groups of people have a higher risk of developing serious complications from the virus and requiring hospitalization. Everyone has a responsibility to limit the spread to other people, especially to those who may develop deadly complications. the novel coronavirus can be fatal and is widespread in the world. Even if it does not affect you, it may affect your friends, family, colleagues or other people with whom you have relationships -- especially those who have any of the high-risk factors. People at high risk of developing serious complications from COVID-19 include older adults-The majority of the residents in our village area-pregnant women, people with asthma and HIV, and people with underlying diseases, including heart disease, lung disease and diabetes. Nothing has changed about the way COVID-19 spreads, so the basics still apply, such as the now-well-known concept of social distancing. Washing your hands is still the no. 1 way to prevent corona virus. Washing your hands correctly -- using soap and water and washing for at least 20 seconds -- still stands as the best way to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. With availability of funds the communities residing in our village (Bukulumi B village, Namwitsula sub-location,Butula sub-county,Busia county-Kenya),will receive modern water cannister with basin plus 5 saniterzers soaps in their homestead for the purpose of controlling the spread of the new Corona virus.
The number of people in Kenya who have tested positive for the Covid-19 disease has risen to 343. 98 patients have recovered from the virus infection and 14 deaths have been reported. The trend we have seen on increasing numbers is not a healthy one, there is need for members of the public to adhere to measures the government has taken to curb spread of the virus. According to a Reuter tally, the number of infections worldwide stood at at least 2,991,073 while the number of people who had died was 206,822. The number of people who recovered stood at 877,126. Active cases are 1,907,125(currently infected patients). 1,849,534(97%) are in mild conditions,while 57,591(3%) are in serious or critical conditions.We are at this very early phase where it is critically important that we contain the virus.