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Total Lockdown? President Uhuru’s Move To Combat Covid-19 in State Address

Daniel Mutuva



PHOTO: President Uhuru Kenyatta addressing the state at State House, Nairobi

President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to address the nation Today on covid-19 pandemic affecting the country. Kenya is undergoing second phase of covid-19 pandemic that seems to surge due to escalation of positive cases recorded on daily basis.


However, president Uhuru is expected to rule the way forward regarding containment measures in a bid of regulating further spread of covid-19 virus across the country. It’s reportedly positive cases of covid-19 across the country are escalating due to defy of combatment measures by netizens.


The council of governors lead by it’s chair Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya, submitted memorandum to president Uhuru Kenyatta seeking him to consider the way possible of controlling the spread of covid-19 virus in the country being experienced in the second phase.


Among the measures noted down by the county bosses is consideration of lockdown to hotspot areas affected by the virus. Counties of Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru and Among the others spotted of recording high cases of covid-19.

PHOTO; Council of Governors Chair Wycliffe Oparanya (center) addressing with other section of governors including Kisumu governor Anyang Nyong’o (left)


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Governors also proposed the banning of all manner of social gatherings including the political meetings and rallies conducted by political leaders. In the move to combat the spread of covid-19, governors asked president Uhuru to shift the curfew period time. Curfew Should commence at 7.00pm to 5.00am From it’s currently kick Start of 11.00pm to 4.00pm as per the proposal of council of governors.


In the move to limit covid-19 spread, governors also affirmed the closure of bars and restaurants as covid-19 surge.President Uhuru is expected to put into consideration the measures submitted by County bosses as he set to address the state.

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