The Devolution Ministry has confirmed 18 staff with COVID-19 thus sending all employees on mandatory 2-weeks isolation.
In a memo sent to all staff in the ministry, the two week isolation will begin on 3rd august and end on 16th August.
Upon completion a second round of mass testing will be conducted to ensure the situation in all departments is under control.
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The Ministry revealed the 18 cases were found from 128 samples obtained as they heaped praise on the staff who volunteered to be tested.
Although the results were delayed, the Ministry confirmed that the next round of testing will be done in two weeks time after they return to work on 17th August 2020.
The news comes at a time when the Senate was proposing virtual meeting following increased number of cases in the country.
They were to copy what the National Assembly was doing lately meeting the various Members of Parliament online.
The Council of Governors has also adopted the virtual system as seen in previous discussion with President Uhuru Kenyatta.