COVID-19 mass testing kicked off in Nairobi and several places have been listed down to be key centers for the same. The Ministry of Health is targeting areas that were marked as hotspots after several positive cases emerged from them.
On Wednesday, doctors and other medics camped at Eastleigh and carried out mas testing from various places including Teresa’s Boys Secondary School, New Eastleigh Primary School, and Zawadi Primary School.
In a notice released by Director of Health Services at the Nairobi Metropolitan Services Dr. Josephine Kibaru, mass testing is set to run until the end of this month.
21 May 2020: Nairobi, Dagoretti. Testing will be carried out at Kawangware Day Nursery School, Congo stage and Molo line stage near Riruta
21 May 2020: Embakasi East, testing will take place at Reuben Centre primary school and Kwa Njenga Primary.
22 May: Embakasi East, Utawala residents
23 May: Embakasi West. Testing will be done at Koyole, Soweto, and Umoja
24 May: Nairobi, Starehe, testing will be done at Mukuru Kayaba and Mathare
25 May: Westlands, testing will be at Kangemi Kihumbuini Grounds and High Ridge Primary
26 May: Kbra, tests will be taking place at Kamukunji Grounds
26 May: Langata, testing taking place at Undugu Grounds
27 May: Roysambu (Githurai Primary)
7 May: Kasarani, tests taking place at Murema Primary,.
28 May: Langata, tests at Kwa Chief and Kwa DCC
28 May: Ruaraka, Testing taking place at Kwa DCC
29 May: Westlands, tests at Cheleta Primary targeting Githogoro and Mji Wa Huruma residents
29 May: Mathare (Targeting Huruma & Korogocho, Kariobangi North residents)
30 May: Kamukunji, Tests taking place at Muthurwa Primary School targeting Shauri Moyo, Majengo, Jua Kali, Burma, Gikomba and Muthurwa residents
30 May: Makadara, testing taking place at Heshima Road Primary School
31 May: Kamukunji Sub County where testing will be taking place Maina Wanjigi Secondary