Uhuru Extends Curfew

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  • President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday, June 29, extended the 10pm to 4am curfew for another 60 days.

    Speaking from State House in Nairobi, Uhuru also maintained that 13 Counties that had been declared as hotspots would continue with their curfew from 7pm to 4am until July 31, 2021.

    The Counties include;  Homa Bay, Migori, Kisumu, Siaya, Busia, Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma, Kisii, Nyamira, Kericho, Bomet and Trans Nzoia.

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    Other than the 13 Counties, the president stated that in person worship shall continue, keeping with the 1/3 capacity rule and in accordance with the guidelines of the interfaith council.

    "That the prohibition against public gatherings is extended for a further 60 days."

    All persons coming into the Country were asked to be armed with a negative Covid-19 PCR certificate, acquired not more than 96 hours prior to arrival.

    "The PCR Certificate should be validated under the Trusted Travel platform for those travelling by air," the president stated.

    The president directed that cremation and other interment ceremonies be conducted 96 hours after confirmation of death.

    "That the attendees, officiators and facilitators of funerals or graveside cremation ceremonies shall be limited to 100 persons in total."

    All hospitals were directed to limit the number of visitors for hospitalized patients to one visitor per patient per day.

    "That all other rules, guidelines, and protocols not reviewed through this Public Order shall continue to apply until otherwise notified," the president noted.

    The president stated that his government intended on vaccinating the entire adult population of 26 million Kenyans by 2022.

    "In fact, by Christmas this year, we intend to have vaccinated Over 10 Million adults. According to our experts, we will have built a capacity to vaccinate 150,000 people every day from August 2021."

    President Uhuru Kenyatta takes the Covid-19 Vaccine at State House, Nairobi on March 26, 2021.
    President Uhuru Kenyatta takes the Covid-19 Vaccine at State House, Nairobi on March 26, 2021.
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