All night clubs and discos to remain closed for 30 days in Mombasa county after positive case of coronavirus.


Due to the confimation of coronavirus case in Kenya,Mombasa county has directed that all night clubs and discos remain closed for 30 days.


Also bars and hotels will however remain open till 11pm. They will be required to provide patrons with hand sanitizers. 

“All Night clubs and discos to remain closed in Mombasa for the next 30 days to control Coronavirus. Normal bars to operate up to 11PM,” the directive said

Bars and restaurants have also been advised to “minimize music and dancing” during the period.

The county will also require ferry attendants to provide sanitizers for all the passengers using the ferry at any given time at both ends.

The county also plans to embark on door-to-door campaigns to sensitize locals on the need to maintain high standards of hygiene.

Visitors to Mombasa will also be screened at the point of entry with the directive from the country saying SGR passengers will be provided with hand sanitizers and subjected to requisite screening.

All religious institutions within the county will also be required to provide soap and water or sanitizer to worshippers.

The latest comes just a day after a Kenyan woman who had returned home from the United States tested positive for COVID-19 virus.

The patient is said to have flown from Ohio, U.S. where she is a student.

From Chicago, she flew to London and then to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on March 5, 2020.

Passengers that she sat next to her on her way home have also been traced by health officials.