(Bloomberg) --

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta lifted a dusk-to-dawn curfew as the number of new coronavirus cases fell.

Places of worship can also be filled to two-thirds of their capacity, double the previous limit, Kenyatta said in a televised address on Wednesday. 

The seven-day average of new infections in the East African nation has slowed to 117, from a peak of 1,305 three months ago. The curfew was first imposed in March last year to discourage people from socializing and ease pressure on hospital trauma wards. 

More than 5 million Covid-19 vaccine doses have been issued in the country so far, according to the president. 


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