Nairobi, Mombasa and Mandera counties will remain locked down for the next 30 days.
However, Kilifi and Kwale counties have received a reprieve from President Uhuru Kenyatta after he lifted the cessation of movement in the two.
The move however has less impact to locals in Kwale and Kilifi counties since most of them highly depend on Mombasa county as their main economic hub.
President Uhuru’s statement almost meant nothing to Kwale and Kilifi residents since they cannot enter Mombasa county to execute various activities since t remain locked
According to President Uhuru, the lifting of the ban has been necessitated by a reduction of the Coronavirus cases in Kwale and Kilifi counties.
He however, urged locals to be extremely careful while executing their daily mandates.
The president in his speech unlocked Eastleigh in Nairobi and Old town area in Mombasa.
“The nationwide curfew is however extended for the next 30 days but will begin at 9pm to 4am in the morning,” revealed President Uhuru.
He further said there will be a meeting to review the reopening of various economic sectors including transport, tourism among other sector.
On education, the President announced gradual reopening of schools from first September.
“The education sector through those mandated to man it will review and announce the school calendar in due course,” he revealed.
He also assured Kenyans that the aid to vulnerable families will be expanded since the number of needy families has increase.