The president of kenya has today addressed the nation following surge in numbers of the covid 19 numbers.This is following advice from the covid 19 emergency response team.This is following the high number of reported positive cases and fatality rates.
The president has issued new protocols effective from this Saturday. This includes lock down in Nairobi,Nakuru,Machakos and Kiambu counties.This is due to high number of reported cases in this counties.
The president has also issued closure of all universities except for medical students .He has also said that churches shall remain closed following the lock down in the counties.
He has also issued that all flight persons shall submit a pcr covid 19 certificate,There shall be no more congregations.Eateries and bars shall remain closed during curfew hours as they will only be allowed to provide take away services.
All government meetings have also been called off following the new set rules.This is because the third wave of covid 19 is here and it is causing a lot of havoc in the country.
In the past weeks there has been a high positive rate and a high fatality rates.It has included even some government officials being lost to the virus.The president has himself received the covid 19 vaccine.
He has also issued directive that all members of parliament to e vaccinated including all people aged above 58 years are among the priority list.
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