Rights group wants government ordered to cover quarantine costs

What you need to know:

  • Muhuri have sued the Attorney General, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Inspector General of Police at the High Court in Mombasa.
  • The group argues that majority of people are poor and can hardly afford to feed themselves and their families let alone pay Sh2,000 per day being demanded at the quarantine and isolation facilities.

A human rights organisation has filed a petition seeking to have the government cater for all expenses incurred individuals being isolated in government health facilities in relation Covid-19 pandemic.

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