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Covid-19: Do not panic, ministry tells Maranda School parents

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 Maranda High School gate [Photo: Courtesy]

The Ministry of Education has ruled out the possibility of shutting down Maranda High School even after 10 students tested positive for Covid-19.

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County Director of Education Wamacho Khamala asked parents not to panic, saying the Government was in control of the situation. He dismissed claims that there were plans to close the institution and send the learners home.

On Friday, the Ministry of Health in Siaya county said 10 more students from the school had tested positive for Covid-19. This is after the Ministry of Health launched targeted testing following a case of a student who tested positive for Covid-19 last weekend. Mr Khamala said the school would be fumigated over the weekend while target tracing for those in contact with the victims will continue.

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"We will not close the school because this is a situation we can manage. We have only had cases in three schools but in small numbers," said Khamala. Infected students are at the Bondo sub-county hospital isolation unit where they are undergoing treatment.

 

 

 

 

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