Back-to-School Confusion as Kenya's New Lockdown Rules Kick In

School children could once again be forced to stay home longer, following the indefinite Covid-19 containment measures President Kenyatta announced on March 26, 2021. This is unless the current infection rate and spread brought on by the Covid-19 third wave, is urgently brought under control. The president did not indicate when the raft of stringent measures will be lifted. Actual class attendance has also been suspended. The only exceptions were candidates sitting for their examinations and those in medical training institutions.

Education Chief Administrative Secretary Sarah Ruto addressing Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education candidates at St.Peters Mumias Boys High School in Kakamega County on March 29.


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