Uhuru faces a tough choice between Covid-19, economy

Uhuru Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta delivers his speech during the Health Sector Intergovernmental Forum on Universal Health Coverage in Mombasa.

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What you need to know:

  • Stakeholders are expected to give their views on whether to continue keeping the economy open or shut it down again to save lives.
  • In just a month since the economy was fully re-opened, Covid-19 cases have spiked by a staggering 341 percent.

President Kenyatta is today expected to address the nation on how his government intends to arrest the runaway Covid-19 numbers amid calls to tighten health and security protocols.

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