Tensions have heightened in the statehouse with the president being the next person at the risk of adding to the positive Coronavirus cases in the country.
The loyal family of President Uhuru Kenyatta and the president himself may soon be quarantined for 14 days.
Uhuru and Margaret Kenyatta may not be lucky since they have been working closely with the 4 workers who turned positive for COVID_19 and thus may be treated as close contacts of the positive Coronavirus workers.
The 4 workers turned be positive of the Coronavirus yesterday 15th June. The four tested positive for the virus after a mass testing was carried out on Thursday 11th June.
The statement was issues by state spokes person Kanze Dena indicating that the four have been isolated and contact tracing has commenced.
”Families and close contacts of the affected officers are also being attended to accordingly”, said Kanze.
The 4 workers were isolated and admitted in Kenyatta University, Teaching and Referral hospital for treatment.
CS Mutahi Kagwe confirmed that the four were among the 133 persons who tested positive for the virus bringing the total to 3727 positive cases in the country.
The government banned any state house visits to avoid putting the president and the state staffers at the risk of contracting the disease.
Its important to know that the virus is transmitted by people so avoid moving if not necessary and also avoid strangers who could be placing you in the risk.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and 1st Lady Margaret Kenyatta: photo courtesy
- The four were part of 133 new cases that were confirmed on Monday, June 15, raising the total number of infections in the country to 3,727.
- In his tour of Nyandarua County, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe disclosed that 33 more patients were discharged, bringing total recoveries to 1,286.
- “The virus does not move on its own. It is moved by people. If you see any strangers in your localities, report them to Nyumba Kumi leaders, Chief or Sub-Chief,” stated the CS.