Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) has announced the death of Dr. Doreen Lugaliki who has succumbed to the novel Covid-19.
In a statement issued by KMPDU via social media, 38 year old Dr.Lugaliki contracted the virus while at work.
KMPDU has called on the need for the government to protect frontline workers.
Dr. Lugaliki served as an Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at The Nairobi South Hospital and had been admitted to the Aga Khan Hospital ICU unit.
Dr, Lugaliki is the first Kenyan doctor to succumb to the deadly disease in the country.