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Magoha rules out the closure of schools as cases soar

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.

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.

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