Uber services in Kenya will no longer be available at night due to the national curfew imposed by the president effective 27th March 2020.
In an email sent out to customers and media houses on Monday, the taxi-hailing up said services in Nairobi and Mombasa will remain suspended between 6 pm and 5 am daily will until further notice.
Uber has also introduced safety recommendations within the app to help raise awareness about suggested travel restrictions and social distancing with “travel only if necessary in-app messaging.
The company has also introduced limitations on passengers that include: UberX- Maximum of 2 passengers, UberChapchap – Maximum of 2 passengers and UberBoda – Maximum of 1 passenger.
Following the national curfew directive announced by the President to prevent the spread of #COVID-19, we are suspending our rides services in Nairobi and Mombasa between 6 pm and 5 am daily, effective 27 March 2020 until further notice.
— Uber Kenya (@uber_kenya) March 27, 2020