Monday, June 8, 2020 – A school principal in Homa Bay has succumbed to coronavirus shortly after chairing a staff meeting against the Government’s directive against gatherings.
A 24-year old teacher who attended the staff meeting has also tested positive.
According toHoma Bay Health Executive, Professor Richard Muga, the School principal was suffering from other conditions.
The deceased is said to have traveled from Homa Bay to his home in Migori shortly after the meeting.
While at home, he felt unwell and sought medical attention at a local health facility.
However, his condition continued to deteriorate and he was referred to Agha Khan Hospital in Kisumu.
“He was referred to Agha Khan Hospital in Kisumu County but failed to get admission at the facility for lack of a comprehensive [health] insurance cover.
“He was transferred to another private hospital within Kisumu,” the Health CEC reported.
The principal was found to have had Covid-19 after his death.
So far, Kenya has recorded 2,767 cases of Covid19, 84 deaths and 752 recoveries.
The Kenyan DAILY POST.