Schools Closed As Covid-19 Hits The Learning Institutions


The last time when president Uhuru Kenyatta addressed the nation concerning the Covid-19 situation in the country he warned Kenyans not to  loose guard in the fight against the deadly Virus that has affected many sectors of the economy.

Reluctance by Kenyans in observing the health directives led to the spike in Corona virus cases which has raised the alarm amongst the health Experts.

Actually when you walk around the streets you will rarely meet a person wearing a mask, observing social distance and keeping hygiene standards.

The reality of the Corona virus is slowly hitting the government, some schools at coast have been closed after Covid-19 cases are recorded.

A private school called Broadway Academy in Tana River is the latest school to be closed after a pupil was suspected to have contracted Covid-19.

Parents decided to withdraw their children from the school over the fear of their children contracting Corona virus.

The Coastal region has been greatly affected which resulted to the Shutting down of Star of the Sea Girls’ Secondary School, Mama Ngina Girls’ High School and Tononoka Boys’ Secondary School last month after teachers and students contracted the virus.

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Recently the Cabinet secretary for Education Prof George Magoha said that they are still going to reopen other classes despite of the rise in Covid-19.

It is not very clear on what action that the government will take to curb the spread of the deadly Virus amongst the Learners as reports from various schools indicate that students are not observing the ministry of health protocols and they only where masks when they are seeing teachers around them.


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