Corona virus has found its way into the Mombasa Judiciary as 11 members of staff have tested positive over the past 24 hours.
According to the standard newspaper, the chief Justice David Maraga on Friday said that among’ those infected are Judicial officers and registry staff.
The CJ added that the 118 people with whom the victims had come into contact primarily have been identified and must go into a self quarantine with an immediate effect.
The affected courts includes the main court building, the city court and the Tononoka children’s court.
Untill further notice ,Mr. Maraga has suspended all open court sessions in the coastal regions.
He added that despite the closure ,they will strive to offer online services and other vital services to the court users.
The suspension of the court activities comes a week after a KCB Bank outlet at the Mombasa Law Courts was shut to curb spread of the disease.
According to the ministry of health announcement made on Friday 19, 1,197 Covid-19 cases were recorded in Mombasa.