Kirinyaga governor Anne Waiguru says the Sh1.2 billion Kerugoya county referral hospital will be completed in December this year.
Waiguru said the project was the most notable achievement in the health sector adding that the 30-bed complex will elevate the Kerugoya hospital from a level 4 to a level 5 facility.
The new hospital complex will offer specialized services that county residents have in the past sought.
Additionally, on completion, there will be an Intensive Care Unit (ICU), a high dependency unit, emergency and casualty departments, modern theatres, X-ray units, specialist consultancy and other amenities in level 5 hospitals.
According to Waiguru, the project is 95% complete and is expected to bring great relief to the county residents.
The hospital comes with other transformations, such as an construction of an eye unit, construction and equipping of a modern Kitchen and laundry unit, and procurement of additional ambulances to improve emergency evacuation services.