Dusk to dawn curfew extended by another 30 days

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President Uhuru Kenyatta during a past briefing. The president announced the end of cessation of movement in the five zoned counties./COURTESY

President Uhuru Kenyatta has extended the dusk to dawn curfew by a further 30 days.

Speaking during the 11th presidential address on COVID-19, the head state also extended the closure of bars and night clubs by a further 30 days, however, the ban on sale of alcohol has been lifted.

Restaurants will also stay open longer as the president extended their closure time from 7pm to 8pm.

The limit of attendees to weddings, funerals or other public gatherings has also been increased from the current 15 to 100. President Kenyatta said that Ministry of Health guidelines must, however, be followed.

Meanwhile, the number of total recoveries in the country rose to 19,296 after 241 more people recovered from the disease.

The number of new infections was 213 while 5 deaths were also recorded.

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