The Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government has dismissed as fake news, reports that Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has been hospitalised.
Reports were rife on social media on Friday, July24 that CS Matiang’i has been admitted at the Aga Khan’s intensive care unit battling COVID-19.
The ministry is calling upon Kenyans to disregard the fake news, insisting that they are completely untrue.
Oguna said that he developed mild coronavirus related symptoms after returning from an assignment out of town. Upon testing, his results came back positive for COVID-19.
Oguna added that he is receiving medical care and responding well to treatment at an isolation and treatment facility and that contact tracing is on-going.
Mating’i chairs the National Emergency Response Committee that has been tasked with handling the coronavirus pandemic in the country, Oguna is also a member of the committee.