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Thousands on holiday in Kenya Coast: security improved

Regional Commissioner: "Respect protocols or face arrest"

26-12-2020 by redazione

Thousands of tourists, particularly Kenyans, are already flocking to the coastal resorts and many more are expected between now and the 28th to spend the end of the year in Mombasa, Nyali, Watamu, Diani and Malindi in particular.
Government has consequently beefed up security on the coast, with checkpoints, beach patrols, especially in Bamburi and Shanzu, to ensure that protocols are adhered to and locals adhere to minimum rules of spacing and cleanliness.
Coastal Regional Commissioner John Elungata confirmed to the media that all control and security protocols have been put in place ahead of the festive season to ensure residents and visitors have a peaceful and safe holiday season over Christmas and New Year.
"We have deployed adequate security personnel and improved patrolling of beaches and other popular venues," said Elungata, who himself conducted a site visit to gathering places in and around Mombasa, asking operators to encourage responsible and peaceful presence and also asked communities to report or volunteer information to the police on any suspicious persons or illegal activities.
There will be checks throughout the coast these days to ensure that locals are strictly adhering to Covid-19 protocols and stressed the importance of social distancing, regular hand washing with soap or disinfectant and the use of masks in public places.
"Those who violate the Ministry of Health's protocols aimed at combating the spread of the coronavirus will be arrested and taken to court," the regional commissioner added. "We welcome all Kenyans and visitors to the coast and ensure their safety during and after the holiday season.
At the same time, the police will work closely with the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) in enforcing traffic regulations, urging public service vehicles and other motorists to be in compliance at checkpoints and avoid reckless driving during the festive period.

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