New Covid-19 lockdown was not warranted

Machakos Country bus terminus

Stranded travellers wait to board buses at the Machakos Country bus terminus in Nairobi yesterday.

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Late move • The new Covid-19 lockdown was not warranted, says Ian Mgenyi. “What President Uhuru Kenyatta has done is what the English call ‘closing the barn door after the horse has bolted’.” Adds Ian: “The virus is all over the place and a lockdown is not the antidote.” The solution, he adds, is to enforce safety protocols and obtain more vaccines to prevent deaths. His contact is


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