President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday September 21, extended the dusk to dawn curfew that begins every day from 9pm and ends at 4am by two days. His Excellency has extended the curfew in order to allow him host a national conference on the pandemic on Monday September 28th.After the conference he will address the nation on the way forward.
The President has also ordered all the COVID-19 management measures announced during the Eleventh Presidential Address on August 26th be extended as well. On that day, the head of state directed that all bars and nightclubs remain closed for a further 30 days. “In the next 30 days, bar owners, in consultation with the Ministry of Health will develop self-regulating mechanisms as part of their civic responsibility to their clientele, in order to allow their resumption,”he directed at that time.
His announcements came shortly after the country’s COVID-19 cases crossed the 37,000 mark with deaths hitting 650.98 new COVID-19 infections were reported in the last 24 hours on Monday, September 21. 1,644 samples had been tested over the period bringing the total samples tested so far to 518,350.At the same time, 62 patients were discharged, bringing the total number of recoveries to 23,949.Follow us in social media: