☑️ There are an additional 8 Coronavirus cases in Kenya, bringing the total number to 15. None of them is in the ICU
☑️ 363 persons who had come into contact with the 8 are being traced
☑️ The government continues to insist on high levels of hygiene and maintaining social distancing as an effective measure to avoid contracting the virus.
☑️ Kenyans must adjust and change their lifestyles. Behaving normally under the circumstances is akin to having a death wish
☑️ All international flights suspended effective Wednesday (25th March) at midnight apart from cargo flights. Everyone coming into the country between now and Wednesday to undergo quarantine at a government facility at their own expense
☑️ All persons who violate quarantine regulations to be quarantined forcefully at their own expense and later charged. This will apply to a senior government official in Kilifi who failed to self- quarantine and has since tested positive.
☑️ Effective midnight, all bars will remain closed until further notice. Restaurants to remain open but only for the purposes of take away services
☑️ All PSVs must adhere to the directive issued on Friday (March 20th) failure to which respective Sacco licenses will be revoked
☑️ The government has suspended all churches, mosques gatherings; funerals are restricted to family members only (up to 15 people). Weddings not allowed. Any form of gathering even within the streets also not allowed
☑️ The National Government Administration Officers (NGAO)under the Ministry of Interior to enforce measures and directives issued. Moving forward disciplinary action will be taken towards those who will fail to comply
☑️ The National Police Service to enforce the public health act, the outlined matatu regulations and quarantine. The police will also support NGAO in the enforcement of various outlined measures and directives.
~ Courtesy of Pauline Njoroge