Kenyan authorities in Narok county have announced closure and revocation of licences for bars that have been flouting Covid-19 rules after a barmaid who had coronavirus-like symptoms was found dead in her house.
The body of the 30-year-old woman was discovered on Tuesday night at Majengo estate in the outskirts of Narok town, Nairobi News reports.
She is suspected to have succumbed to Covid-19.
Shocked residents crowded the scene of the incident as they sought to witness the police and the countyâ€™s Covid-19 response team removing the body.
According to the residents, the deceased used to work as a bartender in one of the local pubs and had not shown any symptoms of the killer virus.
The governor said some notorious bars have been operating beyond the curfew hours.
So far, it is said the county has 48 Covid-19 positive cases out of which 34 have fully recovered while 14 were in isolation centres in the county.
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