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No market day! Agribusinessmen run without direction as police scatter them.

Business lady selling farm

In attempts to prevent more infections in the country, Homabay county has cancelled all market days to reduce public gatherings which may result to quick spread of the deadly disease. Police have been Manning market places to ensure that this directive is achieved.

This is a major blow to businessesmen in the county and may render them poor as most of them live from hand to mouth. Their perishable commodities may go stale thus incuring huge losses.

Farmers, who are the producers of most commodities sold in the markets also affected as they lack places to sell there produce

In Oyugis town,all businesses were shut down as police chased business people to minimize public gatherings. Many other big markets in the county have been affected including Homabay market,Rangwe,Kendubay and many others.


The county has not yet recorded any case of the disease.The initially suspected cases of four individuals got tested and results turned out to be negative. Strict measures have been deployed in this county and other counties around the lake region. Recently,Kisumu county closed most of it's markets including kibuye market,a major market in the city.

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