PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA ORDERS NEW LOCKDOWN TO BATTLE COVID-19 INFECTIONS WAVE



PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA ORDERS NEW LOCKDOWN TO BATTLE COVID-19 INFECTIONS WAVE

President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered the cessation of all movement into and out of the counties of Nairobi, Kajiado, Machakos, Kiambu and Nakuru effective Saturday March 27, 2021.

Other measures employed to fight the third wave of COVID-19 spread include ;

– Nationwide curfew that commences at 8pm and ends at 4pm in the five zoned counties and 10pm to 4am in the rest of the country effective midnight.

– Banning of the sale of alcohol in bars and restaurants in the said counties. However, eateries and restaurants can operate on a take-away basis.

-All gatherings and in-person meetings of whatever nature are suspended within Nairobi, Kajiado, Machakos, Kiambu and Nakuru counties until further notice.

– Those traveling into and out of the territory of Kenya must possess a negative Covid-19 PCR certificate acquired no more than 96 hours earlier.

– A Nation wide curfew that commences at 8pm and ends at 4pm in the five zoned counties and 10pm to 4am in the rest of the country effective midnight.

-Employers to let employees work from home save for essential services.

-Suspension of all physical and in-person as well as congregational worship in all places of worship in Nairobi, Kajiado, Machakos, Kiambu and Nakuru . In the other 42 counties, worship will continue as per guidelines of the Inter-faith Council.


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