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Doreen Lugaliki, first Kenyan doctor to succumb to COVID-19

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Kenyans and the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) is mourning the death of Dr. Doreen Adisa Lugaliki who succumbed to COVID-19.

In a statement issued by the union, they have called on the government and private sector players reminding them that the lives of health workers in Kenya are non-negotiable.

“KMPDU mourns the death of Dr. Doreen Adisa Lugaliki who passed on due to COVID-19 contracted at the workplace.

We reiterate & remind GOK & ALL Private health facilities that the Welfare, Occupational Safety & Health of frontline workers is a non-negotiable Minimum.”

Doreen Lugaliki becomes the first Kenyan doctor to succumb to the virus as many other health workers reported to have been infected in the line of duty.

The government through the Ministry of Health has not once or twice echoed their endless devotion to make sure that they are all secured with the necessary gears.

On Thursday, the Ministry confirmed an additional 447 new cases of the virus bringing the total confirmed cases to 8,975.

Speaking from Mombasa, CS Mutahi Kagwe confirmed 64 patients were discharged bringing the number of recoveries in the country to 2,657.

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