Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe has announced an extension of nationwide curfew for another 30 days.
In a statement issued on Monday 4th October 2021, the CS said the 4 am to 10 pm curfew will continue for another month in a bid to curb new infections of coronavirus.
Kagwe also announced that all public gatherings and political meetings have been banned nationwide.
This announcement comes as politicians continue traversing the country in campaign efforts ahead of the 2022 general elections.
In September, the CS said that the government would not easy COVID-19 protocols unless the infection rate go down.
“Our real problem has been funerals, funerals where people gather in large numbers and it’s crucial for us to avoid that. If the infection goes down, we will release the economy and allow people to attend funerals since we shall have curbed the virus. This is when people will have the freedom to run their normal activities but until then we need to be vigilant,” he said.