President Kenyatta mocks errant man for infecting sister with Covid-19 as Tanzania, Somalia borders set to close

As Kenya continues to report more cases of Covid-19, President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged citizens to abide to the government directives to help curb the spread of Coronavirus.

Speaking during the anticipated briefing from State House, Kenyatta revealed how a young man from Mombasa eluded roadblocks and infected his sister in Kathiani, Machakos County with the virus.

The president urged Kenyans in counties where the cessation of movement regulation applies to stay where they are to prevent spreading the virus just in case they have it and are not aware. He added that so far 50peole in the country have succumbed to Covid-19.

During the briefing, Kenyatta said that the curfew directive and cessation of movement in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kwale, Kilifi, and Mandera are extended for another 21 days.

Besides, there shall be cessation of movement at the Kenya-Somalia and Kenya-Tanzania borders effective today midnight for the next 30days. Only cargo vehicles will be allowed into the country. He explained that truck drives will be tested in Kenya for Covid-19 to prevent the spread of the virus.

Kenyatta applauded churches and mosques for adhering to the government directive that banned mass gatherings, and using online media instead to reach their congregations.

 

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