Coronavirus: Kenya Announces Phased Re-opening Of The Country From Lockdown

The government of Kenya on Monday announced a phased re-opening of the country from coronavirus lockdown.

Kenya announces phased re-opening of the country from coronavirus lockdown
President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta announced on Monday a phased re-opening of the country from a coronavirus-induced lockdown, lifting restrictions in and out of the capital Nairobi and the coastal city of Mombasa.

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Below is what Kenyatta said in a televised address:

“Today I order and direct that the cessation of movement into and out of the Nairobi metropolitan area, Mombasa county and Mandera county that is currently enforced shall lapse today or at 4 a.m. (0100 GMT) tomorrow, Tuesday the 7th of July 2020.”

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