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Milimani Law Courts temporarily closed after staffer tested positive for Covid-19

By Vincent Kejitan | July 29th 2020

Milimani Law Courts shall be closed for the next 14 days after a member of staff tested positive for Coronavirus.

This is according to a statement signed by Chief Justice David Maraga, which divulged that the said person also came into contact with several others.

“The leadership of the Judiciary has, in consultation with the leadership of Milimani Law Courts as well as the Ministry of Health, taken the necessary steps to suspend physical court operations.

“This will enable all the members of staff at Milimani Court to self-quarantine and thereafter get tested before resumption of physical operations,” read the statement.

Adding: “Milimani Law Courts shall be closed for the next 14 days with effect from 30th July 2020.

“During this period, extremely urgent matters shall be dealt with on online platforms.”

This comes as the country announced 544 new cases. Out of the 544, 340 are male while 204 are female.

Unfortunately, 12 lives were lost in the last 24hours taking the number of fatalities to 311.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe also asked young men to be careful saying no one knows the long-term effects of the virus.

113 more patients were discharged taking the cumulative number of recoveries to 8021.

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