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Photo of Kericho Man Walking in Clear Streets Around Curfew Time Gets Kenyans Talking:

Photo of Kericho Man Walking in Clear Streets Around Curfew Time Gets Kenyans Talking: "Legend"

Photo of Kericho Man Walking in Clear Streets Around Curfew Time Gets Kenyans Talking: "Legend"

– The 7pm to 4am curfew in 13 counties including Kericho took effect on Friday, June 18

– The directive was announced by the government to curb the spread of

COVID-19 in the areas described as hotspot zones

– As other Kenyans rushed home to beat the curfew, a man in Kericho

never bothered despite the risk of being arrested by the police for defying the order

A photo of a man walking alone in Kericho town at around curfew time

has got Kenyans talking.

The lone ranger was spotted walking confidently in a deserted street after the 7pm to 4am curfew took effect in 13 Western and Nyanza counties on Friday, June 18.

Despite the risk of being arrested by the police, the man was captured

with both hands in his pockets as he walked slowly.

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Kenyans on social media described the unidentified man as a 'legend'.

Martha Tresh said:

"The legend himself."

Chemey Chichi posed:

"And who is this guy walking alone?"

Gov't imposes curfew in 13 counties including Kericho On Thursday, June 17, the government announced the 7pm to 4am

curfew in Kisumu , Kericho and 1q other counties from the country's western region.

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe declared them disease-infected zones.

Kagwe said the government revised curfew hours in the 13 counties from

10pm to 4am following a sharp increase in cases of COVID-19 .

“Over the last 14 days, infections in the counties of Busia, Vihiga, Kisii,

Nyamira, Kakamega, Bungoma, Kericho, Bomet, Trans Nzoia, Kisumu,

Siaya, Homa-Bay and Migori constituted 60% of the national caseload,”

the CS stated.

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