Editor's Review

- President Uhuru Kenyatta Extends Curfew to March 12, Political Gatherings Banned for 60 Days 

President Uhuru Kenyatta has extended the nationwide curfew, which runs from 10 PM - 4 Am daily, to March 12, 2020. 

"That the nationwide curfew will continue to be enforced between 10.00 pm and 04.00 am daily, part of the statement read. 

The Head of State has also banned political gatherings for a further 60 days as well as prohibiting overnight vigils or events. 

"That all forms of public events and gatherings which may act as ‘super spreader’ events for COVID-19, including political and roadside gatherings/meetings, shall remain suspended for the next 60 days; with the exception of funerals /burials and weddings, which shall only be conducted with prior approval and with the number of persons being capped at a maximum of 150 persons, and only if the particular venue can accommodate that number of persons while adhering to all applicable guidelines and protocols," the statement adds in part. 

124 new Covid-19 cases were confirmed, out of a sample size of 2,855 tested. The tests conducted so far now stand at 1,055,691. 

In addition as the schools reopen on Monday 4th, teachers and other Staff who are aged 58 years or above, or who have pre-existing conditions, shall deliver on their duties through remote means or by holding their classes/lessons in open spaces with natural flow of air.