Kenya extends the nationwide dusk-to-dawn curfew, currently in force, for a further period of 21 days with effect from April 26, 2020.
This was after the advice of the National Emergency Response Committee on the Corona virus Pandemic.
The cessation of movement in and out of Nairobi Metropolitan area and the Coastal Strips has also been extended as the numbers of those infected rise to 343. Out of the 343, 98 have recovered, unfortunately 14 have succumbed. This means our active cases currently stand at 231
The curfew and cessation of movement for another 21 days comes in as a shocker to many who would have wished to interact with family and friends. To ensure that porous borders and SECURITY THREATS do not compromise our response to this pandemic, the security services will upgrade their alert and response measures in every border area. Additionally, counties of Mandera, Kilifi, Kwale and Mombasa have registered an increase in cases of infection. If this worrying trend does not reverse, more stringent measures will be taken in consultation with the County Governments.
With these news, the depression rate is expected to rise with some already reported cases of Kenyans engaging in excessive alcohol consumption. The President added “