Over 300 elderly persons have flocked the Narok County Referral Hospital in a bid to get vaccinated against the covid-19 virus. Long queues have been witnessed recently at the Narok County Referral Hospital with medical personnel working hard to give the jab to members of public who wOke up early as they hope to get vaccinated.
The county as since received 3,000 doses with front line workers including security personnel, doctors and teachers given a priority to get the jab. 61 year old Joseph Nguo Laban expressed that he arrived at the facility at 6:00 am to get the vaccine pointing out that he would like to prevent himself from the virus before things get messy.Laban stated that he would like to live longer and see his grandchildren pointing out that it is important to take preventive measures to keep off the virus.
According to pastor Josphat Mwangi of the Peoples Church, Narok residents have taken up precautions to get vaccinated calling on the national government to ensure that more doses of the vaccine are supplied to Narok as the queues continue to get longer on a daily basis. He exuded confidence in the government stating that the vaccination program should not be handed over to private entities as it could be commercialized.
Stephen Ole Pan who is a youth leader in Narok called upon the youth to turn up for vaccination as they mingle a lot with other members of the public. He also called on the national government to increase doses of the vaccine so that all members of the public are vaccinated. Pretty Joshi who is a trader in Narok lauded the organization for the systems in Narok calling on Kenyans to get vaccinated.