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Govt wants Mama Mboga to stop chopping vegetables for customers

The government has urged Mama Mbogas to sell vegetables as a whole instead of chopping them to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The measure is among fresh guidelines issued by the government for businesses ahead of the partial reopening of the economy.

The measure if implemented could be a huge blow to urban bachelors who are known to request for the service.

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Traders and hawkers have also been directed to restructure their work places to ensure social distancing is observed.

Jua Kali traders have also been directed to designate work stations and tools for individual artisans and decontaminate tools in case they share.

Individuals running barbershops, salons and other beauty facilities will have to maintain a specific distance with at least one work station open between clients.

They will also be required to attend to a limited number of clients at a time.

Restaurants and eateries owners will also be required to rotate staff members in shifts to reduce the number of employees at a given time.

Public transport has also been discouraged with restaurant owners urged to arrange staff transport.

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The guidelines will be subject to change depending on what direction the COVID-19 pandemic takes.

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