Kenya has extended the dusk to dawn curfew for sixty days to avert the spread of the coronavirus.
The Interior Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Fred Matiang’i, in a gazette notice dated May 28, said that the curfew hours would run from 10 pm to 4 am.
“This order shall apply during the hours of darkness between 10 pm and 4 am in the morning with the effect from May 28, 2021, and shall remain in effect for a period of 60 days thereof,” read part of the notice.
During the same period, there will be no public gatherings, procession, or movement.
“The gatherings will only be permitted, in writing, by a police officer in charge of the police in a county or a police officer in charge of the police in charge of a division/ sub-county,” stated Dr. Matiang’i.
Only services, personnel, or essential workers are permitted to move during the curfew hours. They include medical professionals and health workers, National security officers and National Government administration officers, Licensed pharmaceuticals companies, pharmacies, and drug stores, Licensed broadcasters, and media houses.
Kenya Revenue Authority, Kenya Airports Authority, Licensed Civil Aviation Service Providers, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, Kenya Ports Authority, and Licensed Sea and Port Operators. Kenya Maritime Authority and Licensed Maritime Service Providers, Power production and distribution companies, etc.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.