Essential Services Not Affected By The COVID-19 Curfew In Nairobi


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As a measure to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Kenya, a countrywide nighttime curfew has been imposed. The curfew started on Friday, 27 March 2020 from the hours of 7 pm- 5 am. This aims to restrict movement of people for non-essential reasons and encourage social distancing. However, some essential services gazetted have been exempted from the daily curfew. Whether you’re in Nairobi or anywhere in Kenya, these are the essential services not affected by the curfew in Kenya.

 

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Courtesy: Anadolu Agency

 

  1. Medical Professionals & Health Workers
  2. National Security, Administration and Co-ordination Officers
  3. Public Health and Sanitation Officers in the County Governments
  4. Licensed Pharmacies and Drug Stores
  5. Licensed Broadcasters and Media Houses
  6. Kenya Power and Lightening Company Limited
  7. Food Dealers, Distributors, Wholesalers & Transporters of Farm Produce
  8. Licensed Supermarkets, Mini-Markets and Hypermarkets
  9. Licensed Distributors and Retailers of Petroleum and Oil Products and Lubricants
  10. Licensed Telecommunication Operators and Service Providers
  11. Licensed Banks, Financial Institutions and Payment Financial Services
  12. Fire Brigade and other Emergency Response Services
  13. Licensed Security Firms

 

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