Since the first recorded case in Kenya in the month of March, the government responded with directives aimed at minimizing the spread of Coronavirus. This included a nationwide dusk to dawn curefew, partial lockdown, closure of learning institutions, no gatherings that affected religious gathering just to mention a few. We have termed this as the "new normal" forcing all operations online, salary cuts, loss of jobs, affecting the economy adversely. According to the Daily Nation 4th June 2020 article it explains how over 1M people in Kenya have been rendered jobless as Coronavirus takes a toll on businesses.
There has been calls to the President to reopen up the economy gradually from the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry(KNCCI), an umbrella body for the private sector. Interior Principal Secretary Dr Karanja Kibicho said that the government is mulling over reopening amid rising cases of Covid-19. One thing is for sure, all Kenyans will be glued to their mediums to hear the next steps from the government as President Kenyatta addresses the nation on 6th Saturday June 2020.
Religious Leaders too are in discussion with Health and Security Ministries on the reopening of places of worship, completed report to be submitted to President Kenyatta.