Milimani law courts closed after one person tests positive for Covid-19

Chief Justice David Maraga has suspended all operations at the Milimani Law Courts after one person tested positive for Covid-19.

The court will be closed for 14 days for disinfection and fumigation.

All staff will self-quarantine and get tested .

All cases will now be heard virtually. The Covid-19 case was confirmed four days after the court premises had been disinfected for two days.

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In a report, the Ministry of Health marked courts as one of the hotspots of Covid-19 because of the high movement of people, enclosed premises and physical contacts, as well as exchange of documents.

The Judiciary has so far suspended four court stations across the country following the confirmation of Covid-19 cases.

Operations at Rongo Law Courts in Migori were suspended for two weeks on Tuesday after two staffers tested positive for coronavirus.

The premises will be disinfected before operations resume on August 25.

Makadara Law Courts also closed for 14 days from July 22 following after two positive cases were reported.

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