Covid 19: Kiamaina Secondary School Nakuru county has been closed down. Kiamaina Secondary School in Bahati Constituency, Nakuru county has been closed down for 14 days after four students tested positive for COVID-19.
The decision was arrived at owing to the fact that the school is a day school. The students cannot possibly be isolated within the facility.
Nakuru County Health CeC, Dr Gichuki Kariuki said the decision will allow the students receive the necessary medical care from their homes. “
The four are in a stable condition and the county government has started contact tracing to avert the further spread of the virus.
The Ministry of Health has announced 1,554 new COVID-19 infections, tested from a sample of 9,389.
The new infections push to 81,656, the total number of positive cases confirmed so far; and 870,950, the total number of samples tested.
From the cases, 1,526 are Kenyans while 28 are foreigners; 950 are male while 604 are females.
The youngest patient is a five-month-old baby while the oldest is 97.
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A 27-year-old man was shot dead by police in Malaba. He was allegedly not wearing a mask.