Curfew to continue, public gatherings suspended, CS Kagwe says

The government has announced an extension of the nationwide curfew in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the county.

Speaking on Friday while addressing the public from Harambee House, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the curfew will start from 10 pm to 4 am across the country.

The CS also announced a 30-day ban on all public gatherings, including office meetings adding that several government meetings have been also postponed.

Burials will have to be carried out within 72 hours following death confirmation, according to the new containment measures.

Kagwe urged employers in both private and public sector to allow employees to work from home until further notice.

He noted that that there has an increase of Covid-19 cases in Kiambu, Kajiado, Lamu, Makueni Muranga, Taita Taveta and for the first time Tana River counties.