People in a Nairobi electronics shop watch President Uhuru Kenyatta giving an address on the pandemic on Monday. Kenyatta has banned the sale of alcohol in eateries and restaurants, extended a curfew and delivered a stern dressing down to Kenyans for “reckless” behaviour. Photo: AFPPeople in a Nairobi electronics shop watch President Uhuru Kenyatta giving an address on the pandemic on Monday. Kenyatta has banned the sale of alcohol in eateries and restaurants, extended a curfew and delivered a stern dressing down to Kenyans for “reckless” behaviour. Photo: AFP
People in a Nairobi electronics shop watch President Uhuru Kenyatta giving an address on the pandemic on Monday. Kenyatta has banned the sale of alcohol in eateries and restaurants, extended a curfew and delivered a stern dressing down to Kenyans for “reckless” behaviour. Photo: AFP

Kenya bans alcohol in restaurants amid doubling of Covid-19 cases, fear of ‘aggressive surge among young’

  • President Kenyatta had eased some restrictions to heal the economy but announced new bans and measures after infections accelerated in some areas
  • Zimbabwe is meanwhile enforcing a nighttime curfew after the number of cases rose sharply there, putting pressure on its fragile health system

Topic |   Coronavirus Africa
People in a Nairobi electronics shop watch President Uhuru Kenyatta giving an address on the pandemic on Monday. Kenyatta has banned the sale of alcohol in eateries and restaurants, extended a curfew and delivered a stern dressing down to Kenyans for “reckless” behaviour. Photo: AFPPeople in a Nairobi electronics shop watch President Uhuru Kenyatta giving an address on the pandemic on Monday. Kenyatta has banned the sale of alcohol in eateries and restaurants, extended a curfew and delivered a stern dressing down to Kenyans for “reckless” behaviour. Photo: AFP
People in a Nairobi electronics shop watch President Uhuru Kenyatta giving an address on the pandemic on Monday. Kenyatta has banned the sale of alcohol in eateries and restaurants, extended a curfew and delivered a stern dressing down to Kenyans for “reckless” behaviour. Photo: AFP
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