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[PHOTOS] Restaurants remain closed as ministry sets strict opening rules

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•On Tuesday, many restaurants remained closed, a day after Health CS Mutahi Kagwe outlined a long raft of measures to be followed before eateries can be opened.

A restaurant in Nairobi's CBD on April 28, 2020. The Health ministry has said eateries have to apply for new permits before resuming business.
A restaurant in Nairobi's CBD on April 28, 2020. The Health ministry has said eateries have to apply for new permits before resuming business.
Image: FREDERICK OMONDI

No restaurant will be allowed to open until it is cleared and issued with a new permit, the government has said.

Acting head of public health Doctor Kuria said all restaurants should provide sanitisers and maintain social distancing.

On Tuesday, many restaurants remained closed, a day after Health CS Mutahi Kagwe outlined a long raft of measures to be followed before eateries can be opened.

An empty fast food eatery in Nairobi's CBD.
An empty fast food eatery in Nairobi's CBD.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Eugene Mukhuana, a worker at the Tamu Tamu Dishes, cleans tables and seats on April 28, 2020.
Eugene Mukhuana, a worker at the Tamu Tamu Dishes, cleans tables and seats on April 28, 2020.
Image: FREDERICK OMONDI
Acacia Premier in Kisumu whose gates remained closed.
Acacia Premier in Kisumu whose gates remained closed.
Image: DANIEL OGENDO
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
An empty fast food eatery in Nairobi's CBD.
An empty fast food eatery in Nairobi's CBD.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Kisumu Hotel whose gates remained closed.
Kisumu Hotel whose gates remained closed.
Image: DANIEL OGENDO
A claosed fast food eatery in Nairobi's CBD.
A claosed fast food eatery in Nairobi's CBD.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
A restaurant in Nairobi's CBD on April 28, 2020. The Health ministry has said eateries have to apply for new permits before resuming business.
A restaurant in Nairobi's CBD on April 28, 2020. The Health ministry has said eateries have to apply for new permits before resuming business.
Image: FREDERICK OMONDI