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President Uhuru Kenyatta has called a national and county governments’ summit on Covid-19, following a surge in the cases in Kenya.

The Fifth Extraordinary Session of the National and County Governments Coording Summit will take place on July 24.

A press release from State House on Monday noted that cases of the virus have so far been reported in 44 out of Kenya’s 47 counties.

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The session will review virus containment measures and the impact of the phased easing of restrictions earlier put in place.

Among the restrictions were a cessation of movement order for hotspot counties and the closure of restaurants as well as churches.

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