WCR : Sensitization on Coronavirus under xilkena(Wajibu wetu) programme



Wajir Community Radio held a roadshow to curb the spread of coronavirus in Wajir County. The sensitization was under its weekly Xilkena(Wajibu wetu) program.

The Radio station has been doing talk shows by inviting doctors from the Ministry of Health to educate the community on the coronavirus pandemic. The presenters also used the platform urging the community to wash hands, observe social distance, and follow all the guidelines laid by the Government and WHO.

The Roadshow transverse through CBD, South C, Barwaqo village, Stage Giriftu, Wagberi & Bula Koom. ” This Roadshow is an eye-opener and reminder for our audience that this is an eye-opener, coronavirus is real and has affected many.” The station manager told Journalists who came to cover the event.


The car was making a stop-over at the center of the villages to explain various ways in which the community can stop spread of the disease as well as its sign and symptoms.
“This is the second month that I have not shaken anyone’s hand. It feels odd but I don’t want to take risk, I great people by a word of mouth ” an elder, who owns a shop in Barwaqo told the journalists leading the sensitization. He obliged residents to take this disease seriously.

Today, Four State House officials have tested positive for coronavirus, this comes as the cases of coronavirus rose by 133, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Kenya 3,727.

1,286 have recovered from the infection & a total of 104 died of the disease.
Wajir county recorded 15 positive cases, two were discharged from the KMTC isolation center.

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