Kenya announces two new Covid-19 cases, declares tough measures

Kenyan President Uhuru/ Photo: File

(Thessherald)–Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta announced two more cases on Sunday, just two days after the country declared its first COVID-19 in Nairobi.

In a televised speech, President Uhuru Kenyatta issued the following tough measures.

  1. Restrict travel to Kenya from all countries with reported Corona cases
  2. Only Kenyan citizens to be allowed into Kenya provided they go to self quarantine or govt facility. In force for 30 days
  3. All persons who’ve come to Kenya in last 14 days must self quarantine
  4. Schools suspended with immediate effect. Day schools closed from tomorrow, boarding schools by Wednesday. Universities and colleges by Friday
  5. Govt and companies to allow employees to work from home except essential services
  6. Use cashless transactions like Mpesa and cards. Appeals for reduced transaction costs from the providers
  7. Avoid congregations, weddings, funerals
  8. Avoid shopping places and minimize congestion in public transport
  9. Limit visitors to hospitals
  10. Hospitals and malls encouraged to provide water, soap, sanitizers and ensure regular cleaning and disinfecting places

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