Pray at home, State orders as Covid-19 war intensifies

Members of Legio Maria African Mission during a service at St Joanes Fort-Jesus in Kibra on March 22, 2020. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe outlawed weddings and communal worship, saying it was illogical for people to attend gatherings where they risked infection.
  • In Mombasa, police used force to disperse worshippers at the Jesus Celebration Church in Bamburi, headed by Bishop Wilfred Lai, and Zion Fire Ministries.
  • In Kakamega, police officers moved across churches to disperse worshippers who had defied the directive.

The government Sunday banned gatherings in all places of worship in a renewed bid to stop the spread of Covid-19.

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