Four people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus at State House, Nairobi.

According to State House spokesperson Kanze Dena, the four cases were recorded during a mass COVID-19 testing held on Thursday, June 11.

The infected officers were admitted at the Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital in Kiambu County for treatment.

Kanze Dena, in a statement said:

“The tests are conducted on all staff including His Excellency the President and members of his family,”

“Families and close contacts of the affected officers are also being attended to accordingly.”

The State House spokesperson has assured the public that President Uhuru Kenyatta and the First Family are safe and free from COVID-19.

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