Updates on COVID-19 in Kenya

On 1st May 2021, Kenya marked the occasion of Labour Day celebrations with a celebration at State House, Nairobi. H.E. Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta gave an official address amending measures put in place during the month of April with key insights below:

  • With regard to the Zoned Area comprising of the counties of Nairobi, Machakos, Kiambu, Kajiado and Nakuru, it is directed that the cessation of movement into and out of the Zoned area is lifted.
  • Hours of curfew in the Zoned Area revised to commence at 10:00 pm and end at 4:00 am until otherwise directed.
  • In-person and congregational worship resumes in strict fidelity to the guidelines issued by the Inter-Faith Council and Ministry of Health.
  • Operations of restaurants and eateries in the Zoned Area shall resume in accordance with the guidelines issued jointly by the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife.

See insightful resources below:

Address by H.E. Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, Labour Day celebrations – May 1st, 2021: https://bit.ly/33edL52

View travel advice from the Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland here: https://bit.ly/3udCjqt