A spot check on social media points to a worried lot who are increasingly getting on edge about the government’s handling of issues concerning the coronavirus pandemic.
Today, the Health Cabinet Secretary (CS) Mr Mutahi Kagwe has announced that 9 more people have tested positive for the coronavirus bringing the total to 25 people.
Worldwide, the pandemic has affected more than 380,000, there’s are over 250,000 active cases, of which 16,000 are critical.
Though the number of those who have recovered surpassed 100,000 yesterday, the death toll as at now stands at over 16000 and rising.
Yesterday, media reports indicated that some people who were picked from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to be quarantined were asked to part with more than 10,000 per day for 14 days. Some refused, the news leaked and created a lot of noise on social media.
Here are some tweets we sampled from Kenyans about their opinion on the Government of Kenya handling of the crisis.
We received 6 BILLION from World Bank to deal with this pandemic. HOW ARE YOU CHARGING PEOPLE MONEY TO BE UNDER MANDATORY QUARANTINE THAT YOU IMPOSE???????!!!!!!!
This Country's Leaders HATE us.
— Wangai Mwaniki (@WMwaniki) March 24, 2020
3 Corona cases in Rwanda came from Kenya. I'm afraid the number of positive cases in Kenya or that is about to be positive is very high. Stay safe guys#LockDownKenya Kibaki
— Painkiller⚪ (@muthuibenson62) March 24, 2020Loading...
It doesn't even require the tiniest mental effort to understand that Kenya needs a total lockdown immediately. I wonder what kind of leadership we have in this country. The next 14 days gonna be hard, thanks to the president and his deputy. Brace yourself y'all. #LockDownKenya
— THE GRAND DUKE (@benkigera) March 24, 2020
I wish the government could give the public all the information they're stalling, but now they can't cause drunkards of political harlotry are never sober. Sadists! In the meantime, let's wait till we start dying like flies and then we start holding hypocritical national prayers.
— Karanja Wa Tata🇰🇪 (@karanja_tata) March 24, 2020
We allowing passengers from very high risk countries from Europe such Italy and Spain. Allow them do self quarantine, they don't adhere we start chasing them and their contacts. Why not quarantine on arrival. Fishhhhh
— Edward K. Kiema (@edwardkisenge) March 24, 2020
How LOUD must we get for this government to hear us
Its better to be safe than sorry.
— Melanin Monroe. 🇰🇪 (@Loise_Sigana) March 24, 2020
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