According to the country's workman compensation law, families of doctors such as Dr Mukunya are supposed to receive the equivalent of his monthly salary for a period of 60 months. This can be paid in a lump sum or in a periodic way.
He said they have borrowed the approach of Ebola hemorrhagic fever which presents differently and is very infectious with a high mortality rate to a respiratory infection whose transmission is known by the majority of the population.
According to the health ministry, the 34 year old deceased was a Kenyan national married to a Ugandan. On admission in hospital, the deceased presented with COVID-19 related symptoms. She had a headache, fever and had difficulty in breathing