MINISTRY of Health Permanent Secretary Dr Kennedy Malama has announced that 148 COVID-19 cases have so far been recorded in primary and secondary schools since they re-opened in September. Speaking during the weekly COVID-19 update in Lusaka, Wednesday, Dr Malama expressed concern over the non-enforcement of masking up and hand hygiene, thereby putting the learners and teachers at risk. “Today, a special clarion call goes to our learning institutions, the schools, universities and colleges, some of whom are, unfortunately, relaxing adherence to the stipulated COVID-19 public health measures. We note with concern that some of the learning institutions are not enforcing masking up and hand hygiene. For those in boarding schools, it’s even more critical that we adhere to these…...

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