COVID-19 Closes Academic Year in Kenya
Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha has said it will not be practical and safe to re-open schools because the peak period for the novel coronavirus infections is just starting. All learners will be required to repeat their current classes when schools re-open in 2021. Cases of teenage pregnancy, rape and theft of e-learning funds have rocked counties as pupils stay away from schools due to the pandemic.
The continued ban on the importation, which was a temporary measure to contain COVID-19, is putting 2 million livelihoods at stake, according to the Mitumba Association of Kenya ... Read more »
Health Chief Administrative Secretary, Mercy Mwangangi, has attributed the surging rate of infection to high importation of cases into the two counties at the beginning of the ... Read more »
Families of Covid-19 patients who have been buried by health officials donned in personal protective gear have decried the manner in which their family members have been buried, ... Read more »
Isolation facilities are full and since 80% of the patients in various hospitals are asymptomatic many will be released to be taken care of at home, according to Health Cabinet ... Read more »
Health workers say patients fear contracting the virus, forcing those with obstetric fistula, a childbirth-related injury caused by birthing complications, to suffer in silence. ... Read more »