Raging Covid-19 deaths forces Kenya into an indefinite lockdown.

The deadly Covid-19 disease has been killing seven Kenyans daily as the third wave sweeps the country. 

A stern looking President Uhuru made the revelation as he threw Kenya into an indefinate lockdown to stem the Covid -19 tide.

He declared the counties of Nairobi, Kiambu, Machakos, Kajiado and Nakuru as disease areas and imposed a cessassation of movement in or out of those areas.

He announced the following measures;

New Covid measures:

  1. Machakos, Kiambu, Nairobi, Kajiado, Nakuru complete lockdown.
  2. All gatherings suspended in the same counties.
  3. Physical cabinet meetings suspended
  4. All national parliament meetings suspended plus those in above counties.
  5. Covid negative certificate required for all travellers into Kenya.
  6. Curfew revised to 8pm to 4am in the above counties.

Remains the same to rest of the country.

  1. All curfew passes cancelled and new ones to be issues afresh on need basis.
  2. All worship in affected counties cancelled.
  3. All learning in universities and TIVETS cancelled expect ongoing KCSE exams.
  4. All sporting activities suspended.
  5. Bars closed in affected counties. Sale of alcohol is also suspended in restaurants.
  6. Public transport to strictly enforce 60% carrying capacity guidelines.
  7. All employees to work from home except essential services.
  8. Hospitals to limit visitors to 2 per patient.
  9. Social gathering to have max 15 persons. Funerals within 72 hours with max 50 persons.

Weddings no more than 30 pax. No political gatherings.

  1. Those above 58 years to be vaccinated as a priority.

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