Students at Kameji Secondary School have been isolated after testing positive for Covid-19.

The 16 learners are in isolation, according to the Migori County Health executive Kephas Nyamita.

More precaution measures should be implemented in schools as the national examinations KCSE and KCPE will start in the next two weeks.

Candidates, teachers and the Ministry of Education reported being well prepared for the exams that will start after an unprecedented school break due to Covid-19.

Kenya's Covid Case

Kenya has over the past three weeks reported a steady rise in confirmed coronavirus cases, mounting speculation that the country could be in line to have existing COVID-19 restrictions extended.

On Monday Kenya reported 337 new cases from a sample of 2,927 samples, a positivity rate of close to 11.5 percent, taking the nationwide total to 109,164.

“A total of 532 patients are currently admitted in various health facilities countrywide, while 1,498 patients are on Home-Based Isolation and Care. 74 patients are in the ICU, 23 of whom are on ventilatory support and 40 on supplemental oxygen. 11 patients are on observation,” the ministry of health said.

The death toll in the country also rose to 1,879 after three more patients succumbed to the disease.