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.” said State House spokesperson Kanze Dena.
The total number of COVID-19 infections in Kenya today is at 3,727 after 133 more patients tested positive.
Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe, who was touring Nyandarua county, said the cases were recorded from 3,365 samples were tested within the last 24 hours.
Kagwe stated that 33 patients had since been discharged, raising the number of recoveries to 1,286. However, 1 more person succumbed to the virus while recieving treatment.