Four cases of covid 19 have been reported at State House in Nairobi. This news has been confirmed by Kanze Dena Mararo who is the State House Spokesperson. According to Kanze, the cases were recorded during a mass testing exercise on Thursday June 11, 2020.
The four infected state house officers have since been admitted at the Kenyatta Teaching and Referral Hospital, in Kiambu county, for treatment. The President and the first family are, however, safe.
Here is the presser from Kanze Dena;
“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’s us all therefore endeavor to fully adhere to the Covid-19 containment protocols as set out by the Ministry of Health.”