The Teacher Service Commission has cancelled all its scheduled interviews until further notice. This follows the government directive to stop all public gatherings as a measure to contain the deadly Covd-19. The interviews that were to be conducted at TSC headquarters, regional and county offices will now remain hanging until further notice.
According to Beatrice Wambabu, The Head Of Communication in the commission, the affected parties will receive further communication on when they will be called back when normalcy resume.
This comes in a moment where the president has given a directive that all schools in Kenya Should be closed indefinitely as a way to curb the pandemic. All day schools are expected to stay closed from Monday morning while boarding schools were given up to Wednesday this week to ensure all the children are out of school. Universities and tertiary institution were given up to Friday this week to call off their activities in school.
The teachers’ employer is urging all the teachers to be on the forefront at this moment as the nation is looking upon them to give correct information to the citizens on various ways of containing the virus.
The government yesterday gave additional measures that will help curb the spread of corona virus. Citizens are advised to maintain high level of cleanliness by washing their hands regularly using sanitizers. Respiratory hygiene like covering your mouth and nose while coughing, maintaining one merter distance while communicating and avoiding shake of hands were also stressed.
Kenya has so far confirmed three cases of the coronavirus infections and the patients are quarantined at the Kenyatta National Hospital Infectious Unit.
The pandemic has affected many institutions in the country latest being the closure of schools. Judiciary yesterday announced suspension of hearings in court until further notice.