Initially declared national curfew on March 25, 2020 now extended.
In a press briefing by the president from State House, he stated that the nationwide dusk-to-dawn curfew that is currently in force be extended for a further period of 21 days.
He added that the cessation of movement into and out of the Nairobi Metropolitan Area and the Counties of Kilifi, Kwale, and Mombasa that is currently in force be extended for a further containment period of 21 days.
To ensure that porous borders and security threats do not compromise the response to this pandemic, the security services will upgrade their alert and response measures in every border area.
Since 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.
The president noted that he is conscious of the economic and livelihood distress many Kenyans are feeling. This is why the government will continue to roll out initiatives that offer relief, particularly to the youth and families in distress.