Mr Nyawa, 50, lost his life on Sunday morning while undergoing treatment at the Coast General Hospital’s intensive care unit.
The family spokesperson (his younger brother) Mr Paul Mwero Murinzi, who announced his death stated that his body was transferred to the Coast General Hospital morgue.
Mr Nyawa, a father of six, lost his first wife on October 10, 2020, who succumbed to cancer.
The police commander succumbed few days after he remarried in a colourful wedding ceremony that happened in his Mugamani-Shambini home in Kinango Sub-County, Kwale County on August 28,2021 and fell ill the following day.
Mr Mwero noted few minutes after the wedding, his brother said that he was feeling unwell before he was rushed to a private health facility within Kinango where he tested positive for malaria.
“He was treated and discharged, but after few days, his condition worsened. It is at this time we moved him to Diani Beach Hospital and several tests conducted on his body the results were that he tested positive for Covid-19 disease. We later took him to Coast General Hospital where he had been undergoing treatment since September 4, 2021. We are sorry to announce to you that he succumbed to the disease today (Sunday) while in ICU,” said Mr Mwero.
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