Kenyan government spokesman Cyrus Oguna denies Covid-19 infection

Kenya’s government spokesperson has denied reports that he had been hospitalised for Covid-19.

Cyrus Oguna, a retired army colonel, tweeted on Sunday night that he had been out of the capital, Nairobi, on assignment and had not been hospitalised.

Reports on social media said the spokesperson had been admitted for Covid-19 symptoms.

Mr Oguna has been part of a delegation from the health ministry that has been visiting various county government offices as part of collaborative efforts in the fight against coronavirus.

He tweeted:

Kenya has been recording high numbers of new coronavirus cases daily with the current infections at 13,353 including 234 deaths.

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