Covid-19 has negatively impacted lives of many people around the globe. Countries are grappling with third wave of pandemic that has seen sharp increase in number of covid-19 infections and increase in the number of fatalities. The virus has brought everything to a standstill in all sectors of economy.
Education sector is one sector that has been adversely affected by the virus in the country. The fate of over ten million learners to go back to school as scheduled is in jeopardy following president Uhuru Kenyatta directive to suspend in-person learning in all learning institutions including universities, tertiary learning Institutions and colleges. Their hopes and aspirations have once again been shuttered by the virus.
However, school re-opening has today received a huge boost following today Covid-19 update. In today's update Covid-19 positivity rate has dropped to 9.8percent after 834 people test positive from a sample size of 8,498. This is the lowest positivity rate since March. This is an indication that Covid-19 curve is flattening and it will soon hit 5% which is required for country to fully reopen.
This is good news to learners as schools will not close for long time and that they will be in position to resume their studies as soon as possible. Schools are expected to open on Monday 10th, May 2021, 13 days from now.
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