Dusk to dawn curfew extended by 60 days, time reviewed from 9pm to 11pm

President Uhuru Kenyatta. The Head of State has extended he dusk to dawn curfew by 60 days/COURTESY

President Uhuru Kenyatta has increased the national dusk to dawn curfew by 60 days.

Speaking during the National COVID-19 Conference at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, President Kenyatta also reviewed the curfew time from 9pm to 11pm.

“Starting tomorrow 29th September, the curfew will start at 11pm and end at 4am,” said the President.

On matters education, President Kenyatta said learning institutions will not be re-opened until the government is sure of the safety of learners against the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Let us not focus on when schools will re-open but how. If we work on the how then later we can talk on the when,” said President Kenyatta.

“After working on the how then the Cabinet Secretary will work on the 2020 academic timetable, whenever it will be even if it is in 2021,” he added.

The president also reviewed upwards the number of persons attending weddings and funerals from 100 to 200 with Ministry of Health guidelines being followed.