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Covid-19: 4 State House Staffers Test Positive

by Musa Abdirahman

Four members of staff at State House, Nairobi have tested positive for Covid-19.

The report comes amid speculations that several staff members had tested positive following a Covid-19 test that was conducted at State House on Thursday last week.

Reports from State House indicate that President Uhuru Kenyatta and his family are safe. However, the affected staff are admitted at Kenyatta University Teaching and Referral Hospital in Kiambu County.

They were confirmed positive after a targeted mass testing that was conducted at State House on Thursday last week.

Former State House employee Dennis Itumbi had on Monday June 15 asked the Ministry of Health to confirm the exact number of staff who had tested positive.

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Kenya on Monday recorded 133 Covid-19 new  cases, bringing the total to 3,727, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said.

This out of 3,365 samples tested in the last 24 hours. A total of 180,701 tests have been done to date.

A total of 33 more discharges were recorded, raising the recoveries to 1,286.

However, one more patient has succumbed, raising the fatalities to 104.

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During a tour of Nyandarua’s health facilities, Kagwe lauded the county for remaining Covid-19 free.

He raised concerns about the level of malnutrition among children.

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