TESTING

[Photos] Kenyans turn up for mass testing for virus

Kenyans have been asked by the government to turn up for voluntary testing.

In Summary

• Health workers are still going on about their business making sure that Kenyans are safe and citizens are tested for the virus.

• Medical workers have been working night and day and the health ministry has advised us time and again to always appreciate health workers for the work they do everyday.

Kenyans turned up in numbers on Friday for Covid-19 mass testing at Beafra Medical Centre in Eastleigh. See story https://bit.ly/2AxjesR

The coronavirus has been a burden to everyone across the world. This is a virus that has brought the world to a standstill with economies globally reeling from the negative effects of the pandemic.

 
 
 

Kenya on Friday recorded 23 new cases of Covid-19, raising the country's total number to 781, Health CAS Rashid Aman has said.

This is out of the 2,100 samples that were tested in the last 24 hours.

11 of the cases were from Nairobi, Mombasa (5), Kajiado (3) with Kiambu and Wajir with two each.

Kenyans have been asked by the government to turn up for voluntary testing as they continue fighting the pandemic and curbing further spread.

You might not know the procedure used to test for the virus, but these photos will shed some light on the process;

Rose Wangari being tested for covid-19 using a Special Oral swab inserted inside her mouth at the oral pharynx to get a membrane sample at Beafra Medical Center in Eastleigh Southon May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Rose Wangari being tested for covid-19 using a Special Oral swab inserted inside her mouth at the oral pharynx to get a membrane sample at Beafra Medical Center in Eastleigh Southon May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Rose Wangari being tested for covid-19 using a Special Oral swab inserted inside her mouth at the oral pharynx to get a membrane sample at Beafra Medical Center in Eastleigh Southon May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Rose Wangari being tested for covid-19 using a Special Oral swab inserted inside her mouth at the oral pharynx to get a membrane sample at Beafra Medical Center in Eastleigh Southon May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Vial that contain Viral transport media liquid that keeps the virus alive until it is tested in the laboratory at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Vial that contain Viral transport media liquid that keeps the virus alive until it is tested in the laboratory at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Vial that contain Viral transport media liquid that keeps the virus alive until it is tested in the laboratory at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Vial that contain Viral transport media liquid that keeps the virus alive until it is tested in the laboratory at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Amina Kalifa Eastliegh resident being tested for coronavirus using a nosal swab that is inserted inside her nose to get a membrane sample at the at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Amina Kalifa Eastliegh resident being tested for coronavirus using a nosal swab that is inserted inside her nose to get a membrane sample at the at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Amina Kalifa Eastliegh resident being tested for coronavirus using a nosal swab that is inserted inside her nose to get a membrane sample at the at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Amina Kalifa Eastliegh resident being tested for coronavirus using a nosal swab that is inserted inside her nose to get a membrane sample at the at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Amina Kalifa Eastliegh resident being tested for coronavirus using a nosal swab that is inserted inside her nose to get a membrane sample at the at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Amina Kalifa Eastliegh resident being tested for coronavirus using a nosal swab that is inserted inside her nose to get a membrane sample at the at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
A special oral swab insterted in VTM liquid after being used to test someone for coronavirus as he cuts the straw of the nosal swab at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
A special oral swab insterted in VTM liquid after being used to test someone for coronavirus as he cuts the straw of the nosal swab at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Felistus Wambui being tested for coronavirus by David Siele from KEMRI as he inserts a nosal swab inside her nose to get a membrane sample as her daughter watches at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Felistus Wambui being tested for coronavirus by David Siele from KEMRI as he inserts a nosal swab inside her nose to get a membrane sample as her daughter watches at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
An infant being tested for coronavirus as a special oral swab is inserted inside it’s mouth to get a membrane sample at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO
An infant being tested for coronavirus as a special oral swab is inserted inside it’s mouth to get a membrane sample at Beafra Medical Center on May 15,2020/ MERCY MUMO