People of all walks of life have heeded Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta’s call for National Day of Prayer for God’s intervention on the coronavirus pandemic.
Earlier this week, President Kenyatta declared today a National day of prayer calling on all Kenyans to pray for the country and the world in the face of he fast spreading virus.
To avoid large public gatherings as a precautionary against its spread, the president call on Kenyans to pray from wherever they would be, work or home and photos show many Kenyans going on their knees to pray for the country.
Religious leaders from different denominations are in attendance at State House.
An estimated 235,000 people have been infected by the coronavirus globally and close to 10,000 have been confirmed dead, according to the World Health Organization.
But the data collected by the Johns Hopkins University in the United States showed that more than 260,000 have already been infected in 166 countries, while 87,000 have recovered, mostly in China where the outbreak first erupted.
The same Johns Hopkins coronavirus monitor showed that the death toll has now surpassed 11,300 worldwide as of mid-Saturday, with the possibility of breaching 12,000 by the end of the day.