The Head of States, His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, and other top officials during the National Covid-19 Conference [Photo: Capital News]
Sept 28th, 2020 – President Uhuru Kenyatta, has today, led the National Covid-19 emergency response conference, intended to review the gains made so far, in combating the Covid-19 pandemic.
Held at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, attended by Cabinet Secretaries, senior government officials as well as stakeholders, including the clergy, President Uhuru said, the conference has considered working, on a six months initiative, that emanates, to further flatten the curve.
He also called on to the citizens, to be realistic and keenly, evaluate the measures put in place, and see if they are effective in controlling the spread of COVID-19 infections.
“As we plan to face the new normal we must ask whether the methods and approaches we used in the last six months are still relevant today and in the future,” said the Head of States.
The conference comes in the wake of high expectations from the citizens, that some of the restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid-19, will be lifted to pave way for a full resumption of the economy.
The President is expected to address the nation on Tuesday, on the new Covid-19 guidelines.
Meanwhile, while presenting the Covid-19 report to the President, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe, said the formation of a task force, was crucial in managing the Covid-19 pandemic.
“It has been hard work and it continues to be hard work,” Kagwe said, “let us all work together for the containment measures to succeed.”