DCI suspends issuance of certificate of good conduct

The directorate of Criminal Investigations, DCI has suspended the issuance of certificate of good conduct due to the outbreak of coronavirus.

In a notice to Kenyans, DCI said they will also suspend services in respect to fingerprints forensic done at their laboratory.

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“The Directorate has suspended services in respect to private fingerprint Forensic and issuance of Police Clearance Certificates previously known as Certificate of Good Conduct, for the next two weeks.”

Initially they had announced plans to corporate with the National Emergency and Response Committee by taking through their clinical personnel on handling emergency cases and screening.

They will then direct any cases to the relevant medical personnel for further treatment and hand;e the COVID-19 cases.

“We wish to inform that in line with the directives of the National Emergency and Response Committee on Coronavirus, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations shall through its clinical personnel on considered emergency case , screen and test both staff.

Any case diagnosed will be referred to the relevant government medical institutions immediately for further attention. ”

Current coronavirus status in the country

On Sunday the number of infections rose to three after President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed two more cases.

Speaking from Harambee House, the President called on calm as he assured Kenyans of the necessary support to fight the infections in the country.

Among the measures undertaken as mention by President Uhuru include suspension of education in the country effective Monday 16th March.

He also banned entrance of foreigners from the hardest hit countries in the next 48 hours as those who will be allowed are Kenyans with valid documents.

Traders have been warned against hoarding and increasing prices as they take advantage of the current situation.

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Berryl Achieng
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