Bondo police officer collapsed and died on Monday night after being rushed to the hospital. Mr Wafula is said to have developed breathing difficulties a week after visiting Nairobi.
The OCPD was rushed to Bondo Sub-county Referral Hospital on Monday night at around 10 pm. Unfortunately, he passed on at 1 am on Tuesday.
According to Siaya County Police Commander Mr Francis Kooli, the deceased had also complained of chest pains and had a fever.
The Commanderr confirmed Mr Wafula’s samples were taken to Kemri labs in Kisumu for Covid-19 tests.
“We are doing this to establish if he had Covid-19 given the symptoms and going by the fact that he had recently travelled to Nairobi,” he said.
He added, “We have lost a dependable and reliable officer who was known to work without being supervised.”
There is a rise in covid-19 cases in kenya as the country recently recorded a high number of Covid-19 cases.
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