After three months of the crippled economy due to the Covid-19 pandemic, President Uhuru Kenyatta has hinted at reopening the country in his next address.
In his address to Governors on 10th June 2020, Uhuru tasked Governors to set aside at least 300 isolation beds in one month before the reopening discussion kicks off.
Uhuru is tomorrow 25th June 2020 expected to preside over a virtual Extra-Ordinary Session of the National and County Governments Coordination Summit to mitigate on the way forward amid the pandemic.
According to a post on State House Facebook Page, the Summit will review measures put in place to safeguard Kenyans from adverse effects of Covid-19 as the country gears up for the re-opening of the economy.
Kenyans have suffered the effects of the deadly virus with many losing Jobs and closing down business. 2020 academic calender has too been affected. Candidates have been forced to sit for their National Examination next year 2021.
Kenyans have called upon the Government to make sure more stiff measures have been put in place to safeguard lives ahead of the long-awaited grand economy opening.
Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha said the ministry will strictly allow only 15-20 students per class should school reopen in September 2020.
Magoha said that for safety measures, each student will be provided with at least 2 face masks.