Dadaab MP Mohamed Dahir Duale has become the second member of parliament to admit that he tested positive for Covid-19 and battled the dreaded disease.
MP reveals details of battle with Covid-19 which cost Sh4 million to treat
Second MP to admit he tested positive for Covid-19
Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria became the first when he shred photos of himself at the Karen Hospital receiving treatment.
Mr Dahir further disclosed that he spent over a week in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) when his condition grew worse.
The MP termed his ordeal as a brush with death urging Kenyans not to underestimate the severity of the infection.
How are Kenyans paying for Covid-19 treatment?
The Dadaab member revealed the details of his battle during Wednesday's joint parliamentary committee meeting with Health CS Mutahi Kagwe.
CS Kagwe had been summoned to give a comprehensive report on how Covid-19 donations from the Jack Ma foundation were utilized/
MP Dahir noted that his treatment cost a sum of Sh4 million adding that he was only able to clear the hospital bills because the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC) took care of it.
"I want to admit that I suffered from Corona, I spent 42 days in hospital of which 8 were in ICU. I thank God for our employer the Parliamentary Service Commission for they paid my bill which amounted to almost Sh4 million. I wonder how other Kenyans are managing," the MP posed.
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