Following the emergence of multiple positive Covid 19 cases in the nation, the government and it's agencies has announced their intention to tackle the virus head on.
Apart from the increased curfew hours in about 13 different counties in the Nyanza and Western regions, who's begins from the hour of 10 pm to 7.00 pm, hard core measures have been imposed by the government.
The Nyanza Region counties which includes the likes of Vihiga, Kisumu, Siaya county, Homa Bay and Migori County and Kisii County ; they shall all be strucked with strict Covid 19 measures.
This comes after the MOH backed by the government declared these thirteen (13) counties hot spots of the deadly Covid-19 pandemic.
The set of new curfew rules are to be followed by all residents in the mentioned counties. However, emergency services and essential services will be made available in the tough curfew.
Meanwhile, The Cabinet Secretary of Health Mutahi Kagwe has noted that movement in and out of these zoned counties will not be restricted, but the government highly discourages movements in these regions.
Additionally, cargo drivers at the cross-border between Kenya and Uganda will be tested and will compulsorily need a valid certificate to show their Covid-19 status. The cargo trucks passengers is however restricted to two persons.
All markets dealing in items other than food will be on lockdown for 30 days. Residents in these marked counties will only be allowed to operate in market based on food produce.
All gatherings and physical meetings as well as sports and educate has been suspended. Additionally, funerals services are supposed to be conducted within 3 days as ordered by the government.
Spiritual houses have also been dealt a major blow as the government suspends all physical forms of congressional worship in all worship centers. This includes mosques, churches, shrines as well as spiritual temples for a period of 30 days when these measures shall be revisted by the government.
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