Covid-19: Morogoro hotel owners urged to allocate self-contained rooms

07Apr 2020
Michael Sikapundwa
Morogoro
The Guardian
Covid-19: Morogoro hotel owners urged to allocate self-contained rooms

​​​​​​​HOTEL owners in Morogoro municipality have been tasked to allocate self-contained rooms for guests arriving from regions suspected to have been affected by Covid-19.

Morogoro district commissioner, Regina Chonjo

Morogoro district commissioner, Regina Chonjo issued the directives over the weekend here, when she met with more than 100 hotels and lodges owners, before officiating Covid-19 quarantine in the municipality.

The quarantine will be executed in collaboration with regional immigration office in collaboration with other security agencies.

DC Chonjo described self-contained rooms as useful since people aren’t sharing facilities, something which makes easy to monitor convid-19 symptoms for days stayed in region

She said social distancing is inevitable since region has no person suspected with convid-19 due to municipal council's efforts to make the public aware of the disease, which has so   20 confirmed cases of the disease, with one fatality and three discoveries in the country.

The DC encouraged people in the municipality and the region at large to observe all the precautionary measures issued by medical practitioners washing hands with soap and sanitizers.

One of the hotel owners in the Municipality, Juma Kiduka urged the government   to support sanitary facilities—sanitizers, masks and other related facilities.

Top Stories