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Meru court closed after 4 suspects test positive for COVID-19

Chief Justice David Maraga has ordered Githongo Law courts in Meru to close its doors after four suspects who had visited it tested positive for COVID-19.

According to the Nation, the four have caused 18 other people including staffs to go into self quarantine pending determination of their results.

The news comes at a time when the country recorded 788 new cases of the virus bringing to 19,913 the total number of confirmed cases.

At the same time, 100 new recoveries were confirmed rising the number of cumulative recoveries to 8,121.

A new high of 14 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours causing a scare as the country hit 311 confirmed number of deaths.

The news come at a time when the government issued a number of countries that will have their citizens allowed to travel to the country.

They will however have to comply to a number of health guidelines including checking their temperatures 96 hours before they travel and its should not be more than 37.5.

The measures will be reviewed over and over again given the health situation back into their countries as confirmed by Transport CS James Macharia.

CS Macharia noted that the countries (China, South Korea, Japan, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia, Morocco, Switzerland and Namibia) have a decreasing number of cases or have less transmission back at home.

Berryl Achieng
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