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Coronavirus; Fearless DCI Boss Announces New Changes After Virus Scare

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Directorate of Criminal Investigations Headquarters along Kiambu road. Photo/Courtesy

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has announced new changes over Coronavirus scare in the country. 

In a statement released on Sunday evening, DCI boss George Kinoti announced that his office had suspended some services in the next two weeks. 

“Meanwhile, the Directorate has suspended services in respect to private fingerprints Forensic and issuance of Police clearance Certificates previously known as Certificate of Good Conduct for the next two weeks,” the DCI stated. 

In addition, the DCI stated that it shall through its clinical personnel on considered emergency cases, screen and test both staff and visitors at the DCI headquarters. 

According to it, incase, any case is diagnosed it will be referred to the relevant government medical institutions for further action. 

The announcements were made just hours after Kenya confirmed two more cases making the number of those who have tested positive for the virus three. 

In a Coronavirus update made by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday evening, President Kenyatta asked Kenyans to be calm and not to panic. 

President Kenyatta in his statement said that all travels from countries that have recorded cases of coronavirus had been restricted with only Kenyans allowed to jet back home. 

The Kenyans will then undergo quarantine at government quarantined facility in effect for 30 days. 

Currently, over 22 patients are currently under quarantine at the Mbagathi Hospital in Nairobi County. 

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