The County Assembly of Kirinyaga has been closed for 21 days over the fear of the spread of Covid-19.
According to a memo issued by the house clerk, Kamau Aindi the assembly will not be opened till Monday, September 14, 2020.
Members of the County Assembly (MCA) were also directed to self-isolate for the next three weeks and strictly adhere to the COVID-19 guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health.
On Wednesday, August, 19, a mass testing exercise was carried out for MCAs and staff members for coronavirus. However, only a few members showed up for the testing.
Kenya has so far recorded 32,557 coronavirus cases since the first case was reported in the country in March.
The total number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 is 18,895 while the number of fatalities now stands at 554.