COVID-19 AWARENESS

[PHOTOS] Mathare youths raise awareness on virus through art

Through their work, the youths have also informed the locals that the virus is a real disease.

In Summary

• They also informed the community that they should wear their face masks to reduce the chances of contracting the virus.

Coronavirus Awareness art murals drawn on houses and shop buildings in Mathare Slums drawn by Mathare youths.
Coronavirus Awareness art murals drawn on houses and shop buildings in Mathare Slums drawn by Mathare youths.
Image: MOSES MWANGI

Youths from Mathare, Nairobi, have joined the government in raising awareness on the novel coronavirus in the country.

The art exhibits basic measures to prevent the spread of the virus, such as washing hands using soap.

Through their work, the youths have also informed the locals that the virus is a real disease.

Coronavirus Awareness art murals drawn on houses and shop buildings in Mathare Slums drawn by Mathare youths.
Coronavirus Awareness art murals drawn on houses and shop buildings in Mathare Slums drawn by Mathare youths.
Image: MOSES MWANGI
 
 

They have also informed the community that they should wear their face masks to reduce chances of contracting the virus.

Coronavirus Awareness art murals drawn on houses and shop buildings in Mathare Slums drawn by Mathare youths.
Coronavirus Awareness art murals drawn on houses and shop buildings in Mathare Slums drawn by Mathare youths.
Image: MOSES MWANGI

Mathare is one of the areas in Nairobi county where the government is planning  mass testing.

To date, the government has confirmed 582 cases in the country, with 26 deaths while 190 people have recovered from the virus.

The government has tested 27,433 people.

Coronavirus Awareness art murals drawn on houses and shop buildings in Mathare Slums drawn by Mathare youths.
Coronavirus Awareness art murals drawn on houses and shop buildings in Mathare Slums drawn by Mathare youths.
Image: MOSES MWANGI
Image: MOSES MWANGI