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Muslims cautioned against flouting anti-Covid-19 guidelines

[Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang'i. Photo/courtesy].

The government has cautioned Muslim faithful against ignoring the anti-Covid measures while marking this year’s Eid-ul-Adhah.

Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i said flouting of the health and safety measures poses a major risk to the country on the spread of Coronavirus.

In a statement to newsrooms Wednesday, Matiang’i appealed to Muslims to fully adhere to all health regulations provided by the Ministry of health

“In light of the Covid-19 situation in the country, all Eid-ul-Adhah ceremonies will be marked with minimal person-to-person contact, strict¬†and full compliance with all the safety measures,” read part of the statement.


Meanwhile Mombasa County health department has warned Muslims against converging in various grounds to mark the Eid-ul-adhah prayer.

[Muslims marking Eid-ul-Adhah at Ronald Ngala primary school in Mombasa. File photo].

County public health Chief Officer Aisha Abubakar said the county will fully observe the health regulations from the Ministry of health.

“Muslims should mark the prayer in mosques and in accordance with in the Ministry of health guidelines,” said Ms Abubakar.