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School Closed Indefinitely After Students Test Positive For Covid-19

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Just after the closure of Arnesen’s High School in Uasin Gishu County after a student Mysteriously died after contacting Covid-19, another school has been closed indefinitely as the virus strikes again.

This comes after the positivity rates in the Covid-19 infections are on the rise with the the Ministry of Health cautioning Kenyans to adhere to the health protocols while ensuring they are vaccinated.

According to The Nation, the NEP Girls school in Garissa County was indefinitely closed after five of its students tested positive for the virus on Tuesday.

This is a double tragedy as the school earlier lost it's matron to Covid-19 related complications. Following this development, the school administration closed its premises for 10 days as consultations are being made with the Ministry of Education and Health on the best way foward.

However, Garissa County Chief Officer of Health Hassan Anshur has issued a warning to the residents against gathering in large crowds as cases rise at an alarming rate.

"Public gatherings should not have more than ten people. They should follow all the covid measures outlined by the government,” said Mr Anshur.

Despite the surge in infections, the Ministry of Education assured all Kenyans that there is no need to worry on school closure as the infection curve was flattening and students are secure.

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