Education CS George Magoha has ruled out the closure of schools in the country as the number of new cases of COVID-19 soar.
Speaking from Uhuru Gardens Primary School in Nairobi, the Education CS called for calm as the sector is still on course after re-opening.
He was speaking as he inspected the delivery of desks under the government project meant to benefit the youth tasks with developing them.
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At the same time, his PS was at the Parliament confirming that a total of 33 teachers and 17 students have so far been infected with the virus.
Recently a number of schools have been forced to close after several cases of the virus were reported among teachers and students as the government went mum about it.
This week a teacher at Tononoka High School in Mombasa was died after battling the virus for five days.
The Ministry of Education through the CS have confirmed a joint operation with the Ministry of Health to ensure safety of stundets at school.