Come out for medication,Kisumu residents told.

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Residents of Kisumu have been told not to shy away from seeking medical attention whenever they feel unwell.

The county deputy governor Dr Mathews Owili says majority fear being quarantined for COVID-19 pandemic.

Owili says symptoms of Corona virus are similar to some common ailments among the people in the area.

He says due to that many people chose not to seek medical attention in health facilities since they can be forced in quarantine.

Speaking when he joined Governor Anyang Nyong’o during a tour of isolation centres, Owili says COVID-19 pandemic has tilted access to health care.

He appealed to locals to always visit the numerous health facilities in the county whenever they feel sick for proper medication.

Owili says with the ongoing rains in the area, locals might be prone to other ailments that need quick intervention.

He says no one should suffer in silence for fear of exhibiting symptoms that are a like to Corona virus.