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Makadara Law Courts courts closed after 2 test positive for Covid-19

By , People Daily Digital
Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 14:23 | < 1 min read
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The Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi. PHOTO | FILE

Makadara Law Courts in Nairobi have has been temporarily closed for 14 days after the identification of two coronavirus cases.

"We direct that the court be closed for 14 days and all magistrates and staff to proceed on self-quarantine forthwith," the letter for the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary read.

The communication was issued on Wednesday, July 22.

Ms Amadi said the closure will allow for the courts to be disinfected and for staff members to receive medical attention.

The Chief Registrar announced that the Mombasa Court that had been closed over similar reasons re-opened on July 6.

"The Judiciary urges its staff and court users, and all members of the public to continue adhering to the Ministry of Health protocols on the Covid-19 pandemic," said the Judiciary.