BOMET COUNTY TO PAY HOSPITAL BILLS FOR VICTIMS OF FOOD POISONING, SOTIK SUB COUNTY

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plogBy Kaduka Fabian

Bomet Governor H.E Isaac Ruto today visited Kaptulwa Location in Kipsonoi ward, Sotik Sub County to condole with families who lost their loved ones following last weekend’s alleged food poisoning.

At the same time, Ruto wished those still admitted in various hospitals within Bomet County quick recovery and announced that his administration will pay hospital bills incurred by victims of the food poisoning.

He called on public health officers from the county to conduct thorough investigations to establish the root cause of the incident.

Meanwhile, Public Health personnel from Bomet County have launched an intensive sensitization programme in the affected villages of Kapkures, kapsaba and Kamureito to educate residents on the importance of ensuring hygiene in their homes and during this festive season to avert similar disaster from happening.

The weekend incident that shocked the entire county left one adult and two children dead while several others were rushed to various hospitals in the county for treatment.