Covid-19 victim Engineer Maurice Khisa Namiinda was today laid to rest at his home in Naisambu sub location, Kiminini sub county in Trans Nzoia County.
Khisa who had a pre-existing condition, became the first casualty of the deadly disease in Kenya.
Following the Government’s directive limiting the number of people attending burials, Khisa’s final send off was attended by a few family members.
Health workers drawn from Trans Nzoia County, oversaw the burial ceremony, with those who were allowed to attend being forced to undergo strict hygiene guidelines.
The Catholic church priests also took less than 10 minutes to conduct their religious order, with the whole funeral taking less than an hour.
After the function, the health workers sanitized all those who were present.