BOMET REGISTERS FIRST COVID-19 CASE: One person has succumbed to covid-19 complications in Bomet county.
A 55 year old man who hails from Kagawet village itembe location is said to have been suffering from diabetes and on April 4 the report indicated that he was admitted at Longisa Hospital and died the following day.
The police said the deceased is alleged to have traveled from Nairobi the same day was admitted to the health care facility.
This comes after the samples which was taken to Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) a week ago and was released yesterday turn positive for covid-19.
A 16 members of family who is said to have been in contact with the deceased have been quarantine at Kaplong girls secondary school in Sotik .
The body of the deceased is still lying at hospital morgue.