By Damali Mukhaye
The number of Covid-19 positive cases among learners in various schools across the country have increased, just three weeks after reopening of all schools.
According to the surveillance report compiled by the Ministry of health and education, the positive cases among students have increased to 7.
The surveillance report that was released last week indicated that the positive cases in schools were 3.
Speaking to KFM, the Commissioner – Department of Reproductive and Child Health at the Ministry of health, Dr Jessica Nsungwa says the Omicron variant has mild cases and all affected students are being managed at their respective schools.
She says the Ministry only comes in when the situations gets worse to evacuate the learners.
Meanwhile, the ministry says the number of students with symptoms has reduced from over 5,000 cases the ministry reported last week to 56.