QT Places Error: the selected post type doesn't exists or is not active in the plugin settings.President Uhuru Kenyatta has extended the Nationwide curfew by another 60 days.

The curfew which currently runs between 10 pm and 4 am will be in place until 27 July.

“This Order shall apply during the hours of darkness between ten o’clock in the evening and four o’clock in the morning with effect from the 28 of May, 2021 and shall remain in effect for a period of sixty days thereof,” the government said in a Gazette notice dated May 28.

At the same time, the government has maintained all restrictions to public gatherings, processions or movement either alone or as a group during the period of the curfew.

Only those permitted, in writing, by a police officer in charge of the police in a county or a police officer in charge of the police in a division or sub-county shall be given a pass.

This comes as Kenya’s Covid-19 numbers continue to surge.
On Saturday, the country recorded 444 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the country’s case load to 170,485.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe in a statement confirmed a positivity rate of 8.9 per cent.

The country’s fatalities have risen to 3,141 with a total of 104 patients in the ICU.

Kagwe said 1,171 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide another 4,682 patients under the Home Based program.