Kenya records first Coronavirus death
One of the 31 Coronavirus patients recorded in Kenya has died.
The ministry of health announced that the patient died at the Aga Khan University Hospital where he was admitted in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe in a statement said the patient was suffering from diabetes.
He had arrived in the country from South Africa via Swaziland. He was 66 years old.
“We have received the sad news of the first patient who had tested positive for Coronavirus. The 66 year old male Kenyan citizen who passed on this afternoon had been admitted at the Agakhan hospital intensive care unit. The man who was suffering from diabetes had arrived on the country on March 13th, 2020 from South Africa via Swaziland,” Kagwe said in the statement.