Roadblocks have been mounted across several parts of the Vivid infested areas of Nairobi, Nakuru, Machakos and Kiambu Counties. However, Kenyans are still trying to evade the barriers.
Spot check by Kisasa News Team have revealed that there is still some movement away from the major roads
Some of the drivers were using irregular unknown routes to evade police roadblocks while others were bribing officers to pass beyond the boundaries of the five counties.
At the same time, boda boda riders have been seen sneaking commuters into and out of the disease-infected Counties using ‘Panya Routes’
Boda Boda Safety Association chairman Kelvin Mubadi stated that he had received word that some riders were ferrying passengers across the restricted county borders by avoiding roadblocks and barrier checks.
“We condemn such acts that undermine the government’s efforts to contain the spread of this killer virus,” he stated.
In a briefing last week, Kenyatta stated that the directives would only be vacated if the Covid-19 curve flattened. The president stated that the infection rate needed to go back to below 5 percent.