Four state house officials test positive for COVID-19

Four state house officials have tested positive for the COVID-19 disease, but the president is safe.

In a statement issued Monday, State House spokesperson Kanze Dena said the four are already undergoing treatment, with their families and close contacts being monitored.

“State House would like to inform Kenyans that His Excellency the President and the First Family are safe and free from COVID-19,” she said in a statement to newsrooms.

The officials are among people who underwent targetted mass testing on June 11.

“The infected officers were admitted at the Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital in Kiambu County for treatment,” she said, without disclosing who the affected officials are or their designation.