Kenya President announces extension of nationwide curfew until January 2021

Amid a rise in the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, on November 4, announced a series of measures to contain the spread of the deadly virus.

Announcing an extension of the nationwide curfew, Kenyatta  said, “The nationwide curfew is extended up to the third of January, 2021… that beginning tonight, the fourth of November, the curfew will now be enforced between 10pm and 4am in the morning.”

All the bars, restaurants and establishments have been ordered to be open for public till 9 pm. The Presidents has urged the owners of these establishments to adhere to the laid-out protocols, the failure of which will lead to the shutdown of the establishments.

Apart from this, schools have been shut down with the President saying, “With respect to the examination classes that have already resumed learning, I hereby order that they continue with their learning and examination preparations but under heightened health safety measures; and with that, also order that all basic education classes resume in-person learning in January of 2021.”

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