Four State House staff test positive for COVID-19

Monday, June 15th, 2020 15:58 |

Four State House staff have tested positive for coronavirus, spokesperson Kanze Dena said in a statement on Monday.

Dena said the four and other staff were tested on June 11.

She said all State House staff have been undergoing testing on regular basis.

"The tests are conducted on all staff including His Excellency the President and members of his family.

"The infected officers were admitted at the Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital in Kiambu County for treatment," she said.

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," she added.

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