Kagwe: 2022 Elections can go on despite pandemic

The Ministry of Health says that the 2022 general elections can take place despite the rise in cases of infections of the deadly disease.

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe in a document tabled before the Committee has answered queries about the likelihood of infections, stating that other countries have participated in their rights as voters as so as Kenya will

Mr Kagwe cited countries such as Burundi, Zambia, Mongolia, Singapore, South Korea and the United States of America as some of the countries that have successfully conducted their elections despite pandemic,

“The Covid-19 pandemic arrived at a difficult time for democracy. Countries scheduled to hold elections were forced to decide whether to hold them as scheduled or postpone them,” Mr Kagwe said.

This raises concerns as various hopefuls continue holding rallies across the country attracting masses, violating protocols.

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