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Tanzania’s international school confirms COVID-19 case

An international school based in Moshi, Tanzania has halted face to face classes following a COVID-19 case among students.

The school confirmed to have stopped face to face learning in one of their campuses who is yet to be tested and confirm the results.

Taking on their official website, International School of Moshi canceled their Moshi campus classes noting that classes will resume 1st February 2021.

The school further confirms that the first student tested positive for COVID-19 on 18th January with the second one displaying symptoms of the disease and is yet to be tested.

“International School of Moshi (UWCEA) has suspended face-to-face teaching and moved all learning online after one student tested positive for COVID-19 on 18th January. Information on the school’s website says on 19th January a second student started displaying symptoms of COVID-19.” Said Tanzania updates.

The news comes at a time when the Tanzania government failed to admit the existence of the disease in the country unlike their neighbours Kenya.

President John Magufuli has been quoted in the past downplaying the seriousness of the disease and even admitted that it was concurred through prayers.

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