Uhuru Delivers New Directives For Curfew and Cessation of Movement

President Uhuru Kenyatta has given new orders in regards to the curfew and cessation of movement.

The curfew and restriction of movement have been extended by a further 21 days.

President Uhuru Kenyatta during a past media briefing

Uhuru stated that the country could not afford to lessen its grip in the fight against Covid-19.

“We are going to step up our defence by employing stricter measures to fight this disease,” articulated the Head of State.

The new directives are supposed to last up to 6th June 2020.

The President during the press briefing ordered the restriction of movement through the Kenya-Tanzania and Kenya-Somalia border.

The Head of State remarked that the new measures will take effect at midnight.

He pointed out that only cargo vehicles will be allowed through the borders.

The politician reiterated that truck drivers moving through the region will be subjected to C0vid-19 testing.

In addition, Uhuru remarked that the drivers will only be granted access if they test negative.

Uhuru during the nation address confirmed 49 new Coronavirus cases bringing the tally to 830.

The Commander-in-chief mentioned that 5 more people had succumbed to the disease with the number of deaths rising to 50.

The tough-talking leader highlighted that the deaths recorded mostly transpired at home.

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