aturday, March 20, 2021 -Deputy Governor for Kericho County Susan Kikwai is dead from Covid.
Kericho County Government has made the confirmations that their employee Kikwai had been admitted at Siloam Hospital for the last two weeks for what was suspected to be Covid-19.
It is told that before her death, she had been battling Diabetes but her condition was made worse by the Covid-19 attack.
On Friday March 19 alone, Ministry of Health recorded 28 deaths cases in the country all caused by Coronavirus during this third wave that has continued to wreak havoc.
The ministry stated that this was the highest number of death in the country since the virus struck the country early March last year.
Upto now, the total Coronavirus-related deaths in Kenya in now 1,982 with the number going up every day.
Kenyans have been cautioned against being reckless especially by failing to adhere to handwashing, social distancing and face masking rules.
Our country has yet again lost a progressive and consummate leader. Her Excellency Susan Kikwai — the Deputy Governor for Kericho County — was a humble yet bold and firm leader who inspired and elevated the presence and voices of women in our politics. pic.twitter.com/xQNCPKjINX
— William Samoei Ruto, PhD (@WilliamsRuto) March 20, 2021
Recently, President Uhuru Kenyatta was forced to reinstate containment measures he had started to ease.
Elsewhere in Meru County, Governor Kiraitu Murungi was on Friday March 19 confirmed to be Covid-19 positive and is now serving his isolation.