Narok County Government commences fumigation of markets

Written By: Hunja Macharia

The County government of Narok has commenced the fumigation of open air markets within Narok town as a precautionary measure against corona virus.

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CEC for health Morgan Siloma who led the drive said fumigation will be done twice a week with a limited number of traders and buyers allowed access to the market.

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Mr. Siloma said the exercise will also be done in other sub-counties in Narok including Suswa kilgrois, Ololunga and Ewaso Ngiro.

Narok County Commissioner Samuel Kimiti said all traders must adhere to the directive by the security team to ensure that proper hygiene  is maintained.

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He further directed that taxis will be operating from the William Ole Ntimama Stadium in a bid to reduce movement in the town.

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This even as Narok Governor Samuel Ole Tunai said COVID 19 has adversely affected the tourism sector.

Tunai said it was unfortunate that some lodges had fired their employees due to lack of business saying they should instead allow them to proceed on paid leave or work on shifts.

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He said the Mara triangle which was closed for 14 days has been opened after the seven suspected coronavirus victims tested negative.


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