Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) has mourned the death of Dr. Doreen Lugaliki who has succumbed to the new coronavirus.
In a post on social media, KMPDU said the Dr.Lugaliki contracted the virus while at work, reiterating on the need for the government to protect frontline workers.
Dr.Lugaliki was served as an Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at The Nairobi South Hospital and had been admitted to the Aga Khan Hospital ICU unit.
The 38-year-old doctor becomes the first Kenyan doctor to succumb to the novel coronavirus.
Her colleagues led by Dr Ouma Oluga described the deceased as a diligent doctor whose best years were yet to come.