President Uhuru Muigai has today, 25th March 2020, announced nationwide daily curfews effective Friday, 27th March in the wake of the spread of COVID-19 in Kenya.
During a press conference held today at the State House, the president announced that they had confirmed 3 more positive cases of the virus, bringing the total to 28 on Kenyan soil.
The curfews will be expected to run every day from 7 pm to 5 am in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19 and encourage people to stay home.
Kenyans have been expecting a nationwide lockdown to be announced seeing as some of its Subsaharan peers such as South Africa and Rwanda have implemented lockdowns.
While 28 new cases have been announced today, the president revealed that one patient had fully recovered from COVID-19 after treatment and isolation at a government facility.
Uhuru has urged Kenyans to follow directives and observe social distancing in order to stop the further spread of the virus in the country.