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Kenya Extends Curfew as Delta-Driven Virus Surge Fills Hospitals

  • Public gatherings, including political rallies, suspended
  • Positivity rate in Kenya was 18% on July 28, highest in month
Health measures are displayed on a placard at the Mbagathi hospital vaccination center in Nairobi.

Health measures are displayed on a placard at the Mbagathi hospital vaccination center in Nairobi.

Photographer: Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images

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Kenya is keeping its night curfew in force and has suspended public gatherings and intergovernmental physical meetings as the coronavirus delta variant flames a surge in cases.