Today 1st May 2021, a good Saturday for the labour workers and all other civil servants as they celebrate the day though under unfamiliar environment of Covid-19.
Uhuru addressing the Nation on this day from state house Nairobi said, the Country has been struggling as more than 2M people have lost jobs amid pandemic
Today, seems a reprive for Kenyans who have been protesting for the lock-down to be lifted citing hardships in their operations.
President Kenyatta said "that given expert advice that we have received, the cessation of movement in and out of the 5-county zone has been lifted." this is the news that majority especially in the zoned areas have been waiting for.
The president further said that Operations of restaurants and eateries in the zoned area shall resume per the guidelines given. But then bars will be restricted to operate till 7pm
Political gatherings and operations Howver stands suspended till further advised, therefore prohibited till further notice.
Travel will resume, but will be done strictly under the laid down MoH and WHO protocols. Cessation of movement as well has been lifted implying that the lock-down has been lifted.
Curfew as well has been moved From 8pm in the zoned areas. The curfew now will be effected as from 10pm-4am across the country.
President Kenyatta added that, "We as citizens must exercise continuous civic responsibility. We must not overwhelm our health system by acting irresponsibly and rising the rate of admissions into our hospitals unnecessarily.
Finally the president has said that schools will be reopened as per the school calender that had been previously released by the MoE.
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