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Kenya Lifts Mandatory Wearing Of Face Masks

Kenya Lifts Mandatory Wearing Of Face Masks

Kenya’s Ministry of Health has lifted the mandatory wearing of masks that was imposed on 3 April 2020 at the height of COVID-19 infections and hospitalisations in the country.

Announcing the development on Friday, Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe, said Kenyans should, however, maintain social distancing to ensure the risk of spreading the coronavirus is limited. Said Kagwe:

All Kenyans to continue to adhere to social measures, ensure frequent hand washing, sanitising and exercise personal responsibility.

There has been a lot of debate on facemasks. Wearing of facemasks in open places is now lifted.

Kagwe called on his compatriots to continue observing other ministry of health protocols when in public spaces. He said:

If you are going to eat in a meat joint, the standards must be high. The sanitation, washing of hands must be top-notch.

You must also respect the people eating in your joint. You must respect your customers and make sure the restaurant is clean. There will be penalties if that does not happen.

Kenya has recorded 323 140 cases of COVID-19 and 5 644 deaths but vaccination rates remain low.

Only 28.5 per cent of the adult population was fully vaccinated as of March 10, 2022.

More: The Star

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12 Comments

Golide thing 3 months ago

Sekuru musativigireo Corrona ku Kenya ikoko 😂😂


Golide thing 3 months ago

Sekuru musativigireo Corrona ku Kenya ikoko 😂😂


MBOKO 3 months ago

Very soon they will lift the mandatory wearing of ****s.


Mboko 3 months ago

Ini handina basa chero tingaita 1000 Mboko's..that means my followers are growing in numbers,asi ndini ndega ndinozvigona zvelulalula

Zvimbazi 3 months ago

Fake Mboko unodei takazvinyararira munomu

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Makelanwi 3 months ago

That shows that some of our African Presidents have balls,rather than the Puppets who seems that doing the interest of the likes of WHO is noble.


Zvimbazi 3 months ago

Bush Lawyer bhora musango.


Zvimbazi 3 months ago

@Mark . Right now unochengetwa na Gogo amai vakakuramba. Gogo wakambovaitira chii muhupenyu .

Hauna kana iron stove mubhedha kana soap zvayo yawakatenga. Why support Nero asina kana Mari

Zanu woyee

Mark 3 months ago

@Mbivha

But you're right hako. I woke up today me, Bush Lawyer, Elyse and other people tiri matargets of @Zvimbazi. He really needs money in his life coz kuromba ukaona wakungonetsana nevanhu vasina kana basa newe

Mbivha 3 months ago

Akutadzirei Bush Lawyer?
Hauna nyaya Zvimbi

Arikushaya Hake Mukomana 😀😔😔

ZZZ 3 months ago

cde koperai ngavatevedzere


Night Shift 3 months ago

waiting for SA


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