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25 Arrested in North West for Violation of Covid-19 Rules –


Twenty-five people have been arrested in West Kuria West County for violating Covid-19 violations following a crackdown.

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17 out of 25 were arrested yesterday for not wearing masks in public while others were found outside after hours of not going out.

According to Kuria West Police Commander Cleti Kimaiyo, the 25 are expected to be arraigned in Kehancha Magistrate’s Court later today.

Last month, a total of 190 people were arrested in various locations within Nairobi County for ignoring Covid-19 protocols.

Read: 190 People Arrested in Nairobi for Ignoring Covid-19 Protocols

According to Nairobi Regional Commissioner James Kianda, some people were arrested in bars and others were not wearing their masks as required.

Addressing the gathering, the police chief called on city residents to adhere to the Covid-19 protocols and to fulfill their personal responsibility.

Protocols issued by the Ministry of Health include hand washing with soap and water or using alcohol detergents, face masks and social distance.

In fact, speaking during the Labor Day celebrations on May 1, 2021, President Uhuru Kenyatta introduced new preventive measures while simplifying Covid-19 regulations in the country.

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Temporary closures in disease-infected counties were lifted as well as curfews were extended.

The Head of State further urged netizens to be vigilant and to fulfill their individual responsibility to avoid conflict.

“In this school-opening period, let us be the honorable citizens and patriots of our land. Nobody enjoys the situation we are in. We are not happy to put Kenyans in a difficult time. But if we cannot control the disease because of our selfishness, then we will come back and save lives. We will have to protect life and the economy. If we work together as Kenyans we will be able to move on with our normal lives, ”Uhuru said.

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