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Mosques in Eastleigh re-open under strict guidelines

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Mosques in Eastleigh are have re-opened but under strict guidelines in line with measures issued by the Ministry of Health.

The news comes days after the Jamia Mosque declined to open its doors saying the measures issued by President Uhuru Kenyatta on re-opening are not applicated.

They cited the strategic location of the mosques as one of the reasons as they promised to be indulging n further discussions.

The same sentiments were shared with a number of other places of worship including First Baptist who said the measures issued are not realistic.

They however promised to continue with online transmission of services until when an amicable solution is arrived at.

The Catholic Church however called on resumption of services under strict guidelines including wearing of masks, checking of temperature and washing of hands with soap.

Gatherings will not be accepted within the premise as priest ensure the services last for an hour as it has been confirmed.

The news come in a day when the country confirmed 497 new coronavirus cases from 4,922 samples tested in the last 24 hours.

At the same time 71 discharges were recorded in the same period from various hospitals bringing the number of recoveries to 3,017.

The death toll sadly rose to 202 after 5 patients succumbed to the virus.

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