President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that the country will open up some parts of
economic, as fight against COVID-19 continues.
industries to be activated include micro, small and medium enterprises across
the country in manufacture of basic medical equipment and supplies for domestic
use and export.
open up some sectors of the economy, including hospitality industries which
will comply with the set measures and guidelines in the fight against
coronavirus,” said President Uhuru.
Part of the
directive employers and institutions that will be allowed to open is employee
screening, and those that will not observe risk closure.
Uhuru unveiled the National Hygiene program that will start on Wednesday 29,
which will create job opportunities to the youth and thousands of Kenyans
living in low income areas.
phase of the national hygiene program for the next 30 days will employ 26,148
workers and eventually grow to over a hundred thousand of our youths,” said the
phase of the curfew aftermath led to a number of deaths, insecurity and rising
cases of domestic violence.
president extended nationwide dusk to dawn curfew for a further period of 21
also directed the extension is the restriction of movement in Nairobi, Mombasa,
Kilifi and Kwale, as cases rise to 343 in the country.
Uhuru further urged Kenyans to be responsible and follow the set guidelines,
warning that his administration will not hesitate to impose stricter measures.
vaccine, the president dismissed plans to have a pilot test from the UK as
reported by the BBC.
institutions are coming together to develop a vaccine, if ready we will let you
know but the other issues with UK vaccine, we do not know,” said President Kenyatta.