× Digital News Videos Health & Science Opinion Education Columnists Lifestyle Cartoons Moi Cabinets Kibaki Cabinets Arts & Culture Podcasts E-Paper Tributes Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS

Joho: Nightclubs in Mombasa to be closed for 30 days

By Willis Oketch | March 14th 2020

Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho (pictured) has ordered that all night clubs in the town be closed with immediate effect as a measure to fight the spread of coronavirus.

Joho announced that the bars and restaurants in the town will operate until 11pm for the next 30 days to help in the fight against the spread of the disease in the county. During their operation, they will not play loud music.

Governor Joho said the directive is in line with the national government's move to stop the spread of the COVID-19.

The Governor advised Mombasa residents not to panic over the outbreak since the government had put measures in place to stop the spread of the disease.

“I am appealing to the residents to stop panicking… What we need to do is to first observe hygiene at any given time,” said Joho.

Meanwhile, the Mombasa County Emergency Response on COVID-19 Committee has ordered all markets to introduce hand washing at the gates.

The Committee also banned mass visit to the hospital, “We are only allowing two relatives of sick people admitted in the hospital at Coast General Hospital to go to the wards for a visit”.

Covid 19 Time Series


Share this story
Tourism, aviation hit hard by impact of coronavirus
The woes could dim the sector that grew 5.6 per cent - contributing Sh790 billion to the economy and a million jobs
Why Kenyan boxers are winning medals once again
The BFK led by President Anthony ‘Jamal’ Ombok was elected into the office in 2019 and has since...