Monday, June 15, 2020 – State House Spokesperson, Kanze Dena, has announced that four staffers at State House, Nairobi, have tested positive for the deadly Covid-19.
The infected officers are currently receiving treatment at Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital in Kiambu County.
So far Kenyan has 3,727 cases, 1,286 recoveries and 103 deaths.
Read the statement below.
As part of proactive measures being implemented to contain the spread of Covid-19, State House staff are regularly tested for the disease.
The tests are conducted on all staff including His Excellency the President and members of his family.
During last week’s mass Covid-19 testing held on Thursday, 11th June 2020, four (4) persons were found to have contracted the disease.
The infected officers were admitted at the Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital in Kiambu County for treatment.
Families and close contacts of the affected officers are also being attended to accordingly.
To strengthen Covid-19 containment measures, extra access protocols for State House staff residing outside the compound and visitors have been rolled out.
State House would like to inform Kenyans that His Excellency the President and the First Family are safe and free from Covid-19.
State House would also like to remind Kenyans that every person is at risk of contracting Covid-19. No one is immune to the disease.
Let us all therefore endeavor to fully adhere to the Covid-19 containment protocols as set out by the Ministry of Health.
Kanze Dena Mararo
The Kenyan DAILY POST.