KEPSA wants curfew extended with intercounty movement restriction
- Kepsa recomends that the nationwide curfew that starts at 10:00 pm to 4:00 am to be moved to 9:00 pm to 4:00 am
- They also recommend that intercounty movement restrictions be put on the 5 most affected counties.
- They recommend this after realizing the recent shoot in effects of Covid-19
KEPSA, The Kenya Private Sector Alliance now wants tight measures to be taken by the president in the fight against Covid-19. Speaking on Wednesday, KEPSA recommended strict rules to be taken. They noted that their recommendation was a response to the rising positive cases of covid-19 which currently stands at 16.5%
In the letter signed by CEO Carol Karuga, the recommended curfew hours are 9:00 pm to 4:00 am against the current curfew that starts at 4:00 pm. They also recommended that there should be imposed movement restrictions in and out of the most affected counties. The counties in question are Nairobi, Kiambu, Kajiado, Mombasa and Nakuru.
The alliance also recommended that all social gatherings be banned, including the local meeting in homes. They also want the people attending funeral to be reduced to a maximum of 15 people against the current 100.
Earlier on on 12th of march 2021, the president extended the nationwide curfew and restrictions to 60 more days. He also banned all political rallies and gatherings for a month.