A 66-year-old man is the first Kenyan to succumbed to coronavirus (Covid-19).
The man who was also suffering from diabetes arrived in the country on March 13 from Swaziland via South Africa.
He passed away on Thursday March 26 at the Aga Khan ICU where he was admitted.
Below is the official statement from the health Cs Mutahi Kagwe
The government later corrected the abo e release ans sent it out with these amendments.
Kenyans have condoled with the family of the deceased and below are some of their messages.
Erickoh Ericky So sad with this virus….let us pray to God to help Kenyans and all nation.
Casim Kipruto Ni huzuni kubwa kumpoteza mkenya mwenzetu tafadhali wakenya tuwe waangalifu sana.
Philip Chebuyo Rest in peace.
Kelvin Kitavi Condolences to the family.
Allano baddest Now that should tell us that this is serious.
Noble Chris So sad that we have lost the patient, may God comfort his family and the Nation at large. We still hold on to faith and hope that we shall defeat this virus.
Rufus Thuranira Raf Good/bad news for me the Kenyan government and Kenyans should know this is a serious matter
Updyy Love Reloaded Stay at home or stay in coffin.
Felix Joel Hii Corona sio mchezo
Kenedy Kisuge Kenchez In Gods hand you rest
Sharon Sirengo God of mercy please come down
Fatuma Mohammed POLENI jamani! Let’s be safe if all it takes is to wash hands and stay indoors! Let’s do it! Life is too precious!!!
Samson Momanyi God take control
The total number of positive Covid-19 cases in Kenya has risen to 31.