More Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in Kenya

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President Uhuru Kenyatta announced that three more Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases had been confirmed in the country.

This brings the total confirmed cases in the country to 28.

The first confirmed patient in Kenya, a 27-year-old woman, had recovered fully.

The President was a 100% tax relief for all Kenyans earning below Ksh24,000 and a 25% tax relief for other workers.

The reduction of the Pay as You Earn (PAYE) tax rate from 30% to 25%.

The suspension of listing of individuals defaulting on loans on the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

Turn-over tax rate for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) was also reduced from 3% to 1%.

Resident income tax was reduced from 30% to 25.

Uhuru announced and Deputy President William Ruto would take a pay cut of 80% of their salaries.

Cabinet Secretaries, Chief Administrative Secretaries and Principal Secretaries, Uhuru announced, had also agreed to take pay cuts.

Cabinet secretaries and Chief Administrative Secretaries will have their salaries slashed by 30% while Principal Secretaries will take a 20% pay cut.

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