Nyamira County Governor, John Nyagarama, has succumbed to Covid-19 as confirmed by his family and media outlets.
The governor, 74 years old, was placed on life support at the Nairobi hospital on Sunday where he had been receiving treatment for three weeks after contracting the covid-19 virus.
The news comes barely days after rumors about his death surfaced online. Earlier this week, rumors surfaced online claiming that the governor had passed on, but the family dismissed the allegations, saying the governor was recuperating well at the Nairobi Hospital.
It is alleged that the deceased county governor had an underlying condition (diabetes), which might have been the reason for the Covid-19 related complications.
On his passing, the governor was serving as a Director KTDA, and second-term governor, Nyamira county.
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