Government’s Spokesman Col (Rtd) Cyrus Oguna tests positive for the COVID-19

Kenya Government’s Spokesman Col (Rtd) Cyrus Oguna has tested positive for the COVID-19, according to the Statement on Friday, Col(Rtd) Oguna confirmed he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

“Recently having come from an assignment out of town , I developed mild coronavirus symptoms and got tested.”

“The results came back positive for coronavirus and I am now receiving medical care and responding well to treatment at an isolation and treatment facility.”

Oguna also added that contact tracing for those people he had interacted in the line of duty was ongoing and that his family is fine.

COVID-19 cases have continued to rise in Kenya at an alarming rate, even as the government does everything in its power to neutralize the virus that continues wreaking havoc not just in Kenya but globally.

The increased COVID-19 cases saw President Uhuru Kenyatta barring all Cabinet Secretaries from travelling outside Nairobi in a bid to prevent further spread of the virus.

In a memo that circulated online, Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua said the CSs should not go out of Nairobi for the next one week. “You are advised not to move out of Nairobi for the next one week until advised otherwise. This directive takes effect from the date of this communication,” the letter sent to specific CSs dated July 21 read.

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