President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed all state officers age above 58 years or who have underlying health complications to stay away from workplaces.
The president however excepted those working in critical sectors.
Speaking on Wednesday at State House, Nairobi during his 13th address on the Covid-19 situation in the country, the President asked that category of state officers to work from home.
In the address, President Kenyatta noted that October was the most magic month in the country’s fight against the deadly virus.
In the last month alone, Kenya has recorded 1500 new Covid-19 cases and 300 deaths.
The country’s positivity rate tremendously increased three times more in the last 38 days.
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“We as Kenyans seem to have backtracked from the practices that we learned in the early stages of the pandemic. all this build up in around a false notion that the curve is flattening and we can go ahead with our normal lives,” President Uhuru said.
“As I said earlier, the most fragile point of any war happens at the point when victory is at sight.”