NAIROBI — President Uhuru Kenyatta has on Saturday, April 25 announced that there are seven more cases of coronavirus in Kenya totaling the numbers to 343 confirmed cases.
The country has also registered four new recoveries in the last 24 hours, he said.
So far, there are 14 deaths and 98 recoveries in the country.
Speaking from State House Kenya, he also announced an extension of the curfew that was supposed to end midnight today.
The curfew will now go for a further 21 days while the same applies to the cessation of movement into and out of Nairobi, Kwale, Kilifi and Mombasa counties.
“In accordance to the advice given to me by the National Emergency Response Committee on the Coronavirus, the National Security Council has sanctioned that the cessation of movement to and out of the Nairobi Metropolitan area and counties of Kilifi, Kwale, Mandera and Mombasa that are currently in force shall be extended for a further containment period of 21 days,” he declared.
President Kenyatta stated that the government would not delay in deescalating the enacted safety measures, the moment health experts report decreasing cases of infections.
He warned members of the public against unnecessary movement, that has resulted in the partial lockdown of counties due to transmission of the virus across borders