(KDRTV)-Kenya Medical Practitioners Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) has contracted coronavirus
In a statement seen by KDRTV from the Union, Dr. Mwachonda declared that he tested positive for the novel virus while dispensing his official duties
“I’m currently in a stable condition and under self-isolation. My family is safe, contact tracing and testing of all close contacts is ongoing,” he said.
According to the boss, coronavirus is comprehensive and all Kenyans are at risk but should not discriminate affected people
At the same time, he said that the high recovery numbers are giving hopes that Kenya will win the battle against coronavirus
The medic warned Kenyans that they should adhere to the Ministry of Health prevention measures; wearing face masks, washings, avoiding social distance and walking away from the additional movement to reduce the spread of coronavirus
At the same time, he asked the government to support frontline workers by providing PPE`s as well as welfare packages on work injury benefits and comprehensive medical treatment.
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“To my colleagues on the frontline, we soldier on in the service to humanity cognizant of the great risk of infection to all of us,” Dr. Mwachonda added.