Telecommunication giants Safaricom company has closed four shops to allow sanitization and fumigation.
The company in a statement stated the closure is proactive and preventative measures to safeguard the health and wellbeing of its staff and customers.
The affected shops are; Nyali and Rex House both in Mombasa, Thika and Lavington Mall.
Part of the statement read, “Kenya and the rest of the world still contending with the health risk posed to our population by the Covid-19 pandemic.”
The shops will remain closed until June 11.
Safaricom apologised for inconveniences caused.
The telco closed its Thika Road Mall branch On May 31after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus.
Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa said those who were in contact with the patient,were being screened and undergoing counselling.
Mr Ndegwa said,“The health, safety and well-being of our staff and customers is our top most priority. We are fully supporting our affected colleagues and their families, through the recovery period by providing all necessary medical care and psychosocial support required, ensuring their well-being.”
At the time the patient was in Isolation.