State House has confirmed that four staffers have tested positive for coronavirus.
State House spokesperson Kanze Dena-Mararo in a statement on Monday said, the four tested positive during mass Covid-19 testing on Thursday, June 11.
“State House would like to inform Kenyans that His Excellency the President and the First Family are safe and free from Covid-19,” Kanze noted.
The Brief had in the morning exclusively reported that the virus had found its way to the top most office.
“The infected officers were admitted at the Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital in Kiambu County for treatment,” Dena added.
Families and close contacts of the affected officers have been quarantined accordingly.
To strengthen Covid-19 containment measures, State House said, extra access protocols for staff residing outside the compound and visitors have been rolled out.
“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”.