The government of Kenya has taken several measures to help curb the spread os Coronavirus.
Yesterday, the president annonced a countrywide curfew between 7pm and 5am effective Friday 27th March.
All this is in a move to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
People who will be exempted from the curfew are those who offer essential services and they include security personnel, health workers and medical professionals
“Effective Friday, 27th March, 2020; a Daily Curfew from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. shall be in effect in the territory of the Republic of Kenya, with all movement by persons not authorized to do so or not being Medical Professionals, Health Workers, Critical and Essential Services Providers, being prohibited between those hours,” said President Kenyatta
National Security, Administration and Co-ordination Officers, Public Health and Sanitation officers in the County Governments, Licensed Pharmacies and Drug Stores, Licensed Broadcasters and Media Houses, Kenya Power & Lightening Company Limited will npt be affected by the curfew.
Others include Food Dealers, Distributors, Wholesalers & Transporters of Farm Produce, Licensed Supermarkets, Mini-Markets and Hypermarkets, Licensed Distributors and Retailers of Petroleum and Oil Products and Lubricants, Licensed Telecommunication Operators and Service Providers, Licensed Banks, Financial Institutions and Payment Financial Services, Fire Brigade and other Emergency Response Services and Licensed security firms.
More measures will be given by the government as they continue to monitor the situation.