Reports were spreading all over the internet that Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred matiangi has been hospitalised with COVID 19.
The ministry of Interior has come out clear to break refuting the claims that Cs Fred Matiang’ i Is in Intensive care unit fighting for his life from the deadliest virus.
Adding more they urged the public to disregard the fake news and misinformation spreading around.
“To all members of the public, please disregard the fake news and misinformation being spread on various outlets that CS Dr. @FredMatiangi is hospitalized.
The fake reports read that the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Security Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i was admitted at the Aga Khan Hospital Intensive Care Unit battling COVID-19.
The ministry of interior went on to their social media denying the news and terming them as untrue
The claims are completely untrue,”
To all members of the public, please disregard the fake news and misinformation being spread on various outlets that CS Dr. @FredMatiangi is hospitalized.
The claims are completely untrue. pic.twitter.com/hHUv7jkUzM
— Ministry of Interior (@InteriorKE) July 24, 2020
So far, only two top government officials have been confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 though their identities remain unknown.