The Deputy President of Kenya William Ruto has announced that he is scaling down all his public engagements due to the recent spike in Covid-19 cases.
Therefore the meetings in Machakos, Kitui and Makueni scheduled for the weekend have been postponed.
The Deputy President William Ruto, in his social media accounts on November 3rd, 2020 made the announcement.
“The upsurge in Covid-19 cases strongly indicates that a second wave may be in the offing. For this reason, I have decided to significantly scale down my public engagements until further notice. The empowerment meetings for this weekend in Machakos, Kitui and Makueni are postponed,”
This comes amidst concerns that public rallies have been fueling the rise in Covid-19 infections in the country.