Editor's Review

  • Bahati Member of Parliament Kimani Ngunjiri's son succumbed.
  • Arthur Kinyanjui Kimani was receiving treatment at a hospital in Mombasa.

Bahati Member of Parliament Kimani Ngunjiri's son succumbed while receiving treatment at a Mombasa hospital.

Arthur Kinyanjui Kimani reportedly developed a severe respiratory sickness and had been in the hospital for months before his death.

Reports have also indicated that Kimani might have succumbed to Covid-19.

On Sunday the Ministry of Health reported 325 new cases of coronavirus pushing the positive cases in the country to 105,73.

Two patients have succumbed to the virus, totalling the fatalities to 1,856.

Kenya will receive the first batch of coronavirus vaccines on Tuesday, with healthcare workers, security personnel, teachers, hotel workers and the elderly on the inoculation priority list.

“The first batch of the country’s Covid-19 vaccines will arrive in Kenya in the first week of March 2021. In that regard Cabinet ratified the distribution framework for the vaccine; with first priority being given to healthcare workers, frontline workers including security personnel and teachers vulnerable persons and groups and hospitality sector,” said the Cabinet dispatch.

The second phase would involve 9.7 million people — comprising those above 50 years and those above 18 with underlying medical conditions -- between July and next June.