Credit and savings entity Stima Sacco has closed one of its branches after an employee tested positive for the Coronavirus.
In a text message to customers, Stima Sacco revealed one of its Mombasa branches employees tested positive for the virus. The branch will be closed from 06th June 2020 to 20th June 2020 as a precautionary measure.
“Due to confirmed COVID 19 cases at Electricity house (Mombasa), our Mombasa office shall remain closed effective 06th June 2020 to 20th June 2020 to safeguard the health of our staff and members,” the message read in part.
All customers were urged to make use of alternative banking methods like ATMs, and mobile banking until service resumes.
The comes after Kenya announced new 134 Coronavirus cases bringing the total tally to 2,474.
Making the announcement, Health Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Dr. Mercy Mwangangi noted that most of the cases were recorded in Mombasa at 67. Other areas that recorded positive cases include Nairobi (31), Busia (15), Machakos (5), Taita Taveta (4), Kilifi (2), Nakuru (2), Garissa (1), Murang’a (1), Kisumu (1), Uasin Gishu (1) and Kajiado (1).
The 67 cases in Mombasa are from various sub-counties as: Kisauni (25), Jomvu (12), Changamwe (10), Mvita (10) and Likoni (1). In Nairobi, the 31 cases are from Kibra (19), Westlands (7), Makadara (3), Lang’ata (2), Embakasi East (2), Ruaraka (1), Kasarani (1), Embakasi South (1).