Tononoka High School in Mombasa is mourning the death of its principal who died from Covid-19 related complications.
The institution’s deputy principal confirmed to that Mohammed Khamis died after testing positive for the virus.
Tononoka and the Star of the Sea High School were shut down on Wednesday, October 21, after 15 teachers reportedly tested positive for Covid-19.
Tononoka alone recorded 11 cases including the principal.
Mombasa County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo confirmed that the schools had been closed for two weeks to allow for fumigation.
“This is to inform you that all school operations have been temporarily suspended with effect from today, Monday, October 19 to allow fumigation. The school operations will resume on Monday, November 2,” reads a notice from the school.