Good News: President Uhuru Kenyatta Could Reopen the Economy on July 6, 2020
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Kenya continues to struggle with the coronavirus disease which is the current global challenge. The disease has infected over 9 million people in the world with the United States of America and Brazil leading with the number of Covid-19 infections.
Here in Kenya, the disease is at an average level compared to other countries which are experiencing an upsurge in the Covid-19 case on a daily basis.
To prevent the exponential growth of the infections in Kenya, the government has taken several steps to contain the virus. The cessation of movements within Coronavirus hotspots counties and the national wide curfew are among many other restrictions put in place.
On date 6 June 2020, His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta extended the restrictions to a further period of 30 days. In addition to that, he ordered all county governments to ensure they meet the 300-bed minimum capacity to be used by COVID-19 in case the infections shoots high after the reopening of the economy.
Yesterday during the virtual meeting attended by all 47 governors, President, deputy president and officials from the ministry of health, Uhuru Kenyatta said that the country is ready to reopen on 6th July 2020 if the counties will have met the 300-bed minimum capacity.