Kenya has recorded 31 new coronavirus positive cases in the past 24 hours, President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced today at State House.
In a televised address, the head of state said the country’s tally is currently at 1,192 up from 1,161 on Friday.
“Coronavirus will undermine our efforts to revitalize the economy,” He said.
He further said that a time will come when we shall open Kenya, when that time comes, responsibility will be yours.
“I have told my Cabinet Secretaries that we cannot stay in lockdown forever. But if we open up the country by lifting the restrictions and the virus continues to spread, it will be our fault for not taking the precautions outlined,” he said.
“If we follow the government measures, we shall rise.. we shall overcome….”
Uhuru said that if Kenyans stay the course, we shall overcome the challenges.
“Let us remain true to our countries. We know that many Kenyans are hurting but we do not have a choice but ensure that we deal with this disease,” he said.