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President Kenyatta extends curfew hours

President Kenyatta has extended the 7 pm to 4 am curfew hours for another 60 days.

Speaking from State House, the Head of State said the 13 counties named as Covid-19 hotspots would maintain the curfew hours of 7 pm to 4 am, until July 31 2021.

They include Trans Nzoia, Bomet, Nyamira, Kericho, Homa Bay, Kisii, Bungoma, Vihiga, Kakamega, Busia, Siaya, Kisumu, Migori.

The President further said, apart from the 13 counties, in-person church worship would continue.

However, they must maintain the 1/3 capacity and ensure they maintain all Covid-19 protocols.

Everyone coming into the country must possess a PCR negative Covid-19 certificate administered 96 hours before the date of travel.

“I prohibit public gatherings for another 60 days. The PCR Certificate should be validated under the Trusted Travel platform for those travelling by air,” said the President.

The President also sail all internment and cremation ceremonies that take place 96 hours after death confirmation.

All hospitals have been directed to minimize the number of visitors coming inside hospitals and limit visitation to one person at a time.

Uhuru said his government plans to vaccinate its entire population of 26 million by 2022.

He added that the Ministry of Health aims to vaccinate at least 10 million people by December this year.

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