Silent Covid shutdown: Schools, counties, companies close shop

Tononoka, covid-19

Pupils walking outside Tononoka Secondary School in Mombasa where several cases of Covid-19 have been reported.

Photo credit: Laban Walloga | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Dozens of schools have suspended learning, creating anxiety countrywide.
  • More than 20 students and teachers have tested positive for Covid-19 in Mombasa since the reopening of schools.

The rising numbers of Covid-19 infections and deaths have triggered a silent shutdown of public offices, schools and private companies as the country battles what appears to be a more vicious wave of the pandemic.

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