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Governors Tell Pastors How to Collect Church Offerings in 8-Point Reopening Plan

WinnieMabel 06/26/2020

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Kenyan Governors during a past presser led by Governor Wycliffe Oparanya, the Chairman. Photo: Citizen TV.


Since the deadly coronavirus case was first reported in Kenya in March 2018, several institutions including religious and schools among others were closed as precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

However, beginning April 2020, several clerics and some politicians began calling for and appealing for the opening of churches.

In May 2020, Cabinet Secretaries Fred Matiangi (Interior) and Mutahi Kagwe (Health) met with church leaders from various religions and it was proposed that a meeting held to gather proposals on how churches could slowly be re-opened while adhering to the Ministry of Health’s guidelines on dealing with the pandemic.

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Health CS Mutahi Kagwe (hand raised) during a past meeting with various religious leaders. Photo: Ministry of Health.


On June 26, 2020, the Council of Governors made public their proposals that among others included churches adopting contact-less tithe and offering systems while those touching any papers in form of cheques or cash must wear gloves and sanitize their hands.

Other proposals are as follows:

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Below are some of the reactions from Kenyans on the Governors’ proposals:

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As of Thursday, June 25, 2020, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases confirmed in Kenya stood at 5,384 with 132 dead.

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