President Uhuru Kenyatta has ended the cessation of movement in out of Nairobi Metropolitan area, Mombasa and Mandera.
The president said the directive will be monitored for 21 days then reviewed.
Uhuru also confirmed that the curfew will continue for another 30 days.
”I order and direct that the cessation of movement into and out of the Nairobi Metropolitan area, Mombasa County and Mandera County shall lapse at 4 am tomorrow,” the president said.
The president revealed that international air-travel will resume on August 1 with local flights to resume on July 15 under strict guidelines in phased re-opening.
Uhuru confirmed that places of worship will be re-opened with strict measures.
They will have a maximum of 100 worshipers for an hour, Sunday school and Madrassas to remain closed.
The president warned that the country would revert to lock-down should the status of COVID-19 in the country deteriorate.
The restrictions on the operation of bars to take-away only and the restriction of the number of persons who can attend weddings and funerals has also been extended for another 30 days.
The president urged Kenyans to take responsibility to protect vulnerable members of the society from the deadly virus.
”From today, the government will take its responsibility but in order to succeed, we must everyone take responsibility… let us not lie that the disease does not exist.. the disease is there… the number of patients continues to climb in the hospital… we cannot have soldiers or health workers in every church or mosque… religious leaders must take responsibility,” he said.