The ministry of health tested 264 samples on last Friday at Muruku Secondary School after a number of students showed signs and symptoms of coronavirus, Laikipia Chief Health Officer, Dr Donald Moghoi said.
According to Moghoi, 59 females and 40 males students tested positive adding up to 99 cases in total. Three females and one male teacher also confirmed positive after 17 samples were tested.
Those who tested positive have been confirmed to be receiving treatment at Ol Jabet and Benedict Catholic at Nyahururu hospitals.
Dr Moghoi also disclosed that the conduct and the affected have been quarantined at the institution under the ministry of health.
This was big blow to ministry of Education as it was highest tested positive cases recorded in learning institution.
According to the ministry of Education calendar, the students were winding up with the the term three exams before breaking for an holiday.
This has raised mixed reactions to the kenyans as the ministry of Education had testified that learners were safe at the learning institution.
Most parents have been heartbroken as they had had trusted the ministry of education to be adhering to the coronavirus rules and regulations at the learning institutions in ensuring the welfare of the students.
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