18-03-2020 by redazione
"I have decided to close Paparemo Beach because of my sense of responsibility and respect for this country and its people. I thought of my employees first and foremost, who will be protected, and to set an example for those who want to do the same in the hope that this will mitigate the transmission of the virus".
These are the words of the owner of the well-known Watamu tourist facility, bar, restaurant and disco, which from today will be closed to the public until the Coronavirus emergency in Kenya has passed.
"It's time to think about the health of the citizens of this country and join them in the prevention and containment of the pandemic - says Lenzi - my other facilities Tamu Restaurant and Cristal Bay Resort are already closed, Seven Island remains open but with all the necessary precautions, compliance with government and county directives and trained personnel.
It is expected that in the next few days also other facilities in Watamu will follow Lenzi's example, while as far as restaurants and local nightclubs are concerned, an order should arrive from Kilifi County, as is happening slowly in the other regions, with Mombasa being the first to announce the "curfew" a few days ago.
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