In an interview TV on Monday, April 26, Kagwe said that they have been analysing the Covid-19 positivity price and the trajectory of every day recorded instances. The Health Ministry is likewise monitoring the double mutant version in India.
The CS introduced that they might make an knowledgeable choice on whether or not to reopen faculties or now no longer after they’re confident of the protection of mother and father and college students. Kagwe stated that a few college students additionally are living withinside the diseased zone.
The counties, Nakuru, Nairobi, Kiambu, Machakos and Kajiado are beneathneath an inter-county lockdown and cessation of motion imposed through President Uhuru Kenyatta. The measures set to diminish the unfold of Covid-19 are anticipated to run out on May 29, 19 days after colleges reopen.
“If the positivity price rises and dad and mom and college students are placed at chance, then we are able to be pressured to postpone (reopening). There isn’t anyt any manner we’re going to danger the lives of our youngsters at one time.
“Reopening of faculties is mainly of subject and we’re going to maintain a watch on developments. In the assembly we had, we have been briefed nicely through CS Magoha. We are assured that they (Ministry of Education) are taking enough steps in the meanwhile and dealing with the pandemic in a higher manner,” Kagwe lauded Magoha.
Kagwe went directly to guarantee mother and father that they had been preventing the disaster in faculties and that the vaccination of instructors might save you the unfold of the virus withinside the institutions.
“The predominant danger on the subject of faculties isn’t always the college students. The task is the faculty employees and instructors. We have accomplished vaccination on instructors and we’re assured that we will nevertheless guy the pandemic.
“It is a fluid state of affairs and choices could be made as we watch them and evolve them,” Kagwe said.
Education CS George Magoha had requested all college students and dad and mom to put together for the college reopening however changed into cagey at the reporting date. Magoha said that scholars could maximum in all likelihood be required to go back to highschool on Monday, May 10.
“The timetable stays as we had determined in advance withinside the 12 months and through the grace of God, kids will come to high school on the time we stated they have to come to high school,” said Magoha.
Kenya recorded a 10.nine percentage positivity charge on Monday, April 26, after reporting 194 new COVID-19 instances from a pattern length of 1,779 examined withinside the remaining 24 hours. 21 sufferers died and 248 recoveries had been recorded at the equal day.
Kagwe ascertained that the positivity fee become losing because of the cessation of motion and lockdown enforced withinside the ailment zone. On March 29, the us of a had recorded a 26.6 percentage positivity price.
Kenya desires to file a positivity price of five percentage or decrease lasting weeks earlier than decreasing measures and pronouncing the stop of the second one wave.