President Uhuru Kenyatta has rescheduled the Extra-Ordinary Summit that was to be held on Friday to discuss the coronavirus containment measures.
This is after governors requested for the rescheduling. According to a statement from State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena on Wednesday, the summit will now be held on Monday next week.
“His Excellency the President has acceded to the request by the Council of Governors to reschedule the 5th Extra-Ordinary Session of the National and County Governments Co-ordinating Summit,” read the statement.
The summit is expected to address the level of preparedness across the 47 counties in containing the covid-19 pandemic.
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According to the daily Covid-19 updates from the Ministry of Health, cases in several counties have been increasing since the President lifted cessation of movement order in Nairobi, Mombasa and Mandera.
President Uhuru Kenyatta had asked Kenyans to exercise their freedom of movement with caution in order to prevent the spread of the virus.
Uhuru had also warned that the country will revert to lockdown in the next three weeks if the situation of the virus escalates.