VIDEO: First COVID-19 patient in Isiolo demands Sh25 million compensation
By Fay Ngina | July 13th 2020
coronavirus patient in Isiolo County is demanding Sh25 million from the county
government after claiming that his businesses had suffered huge losses.
Shariff says he has faced stigmatization after health workers at Garbatula
Hospital allegedly shared his data pictures on social media.
who owns a wholesale shop in Garbatula Town, claims that clients have shied
away from buying his stuff till now, despite his COVID-19 results being
released in May.
journalists, Sharrif said that passengers also shunned away from using his
busses that ply the Garbatula-Maua route.
businessman said he has fully recovered from the disease after testing negative
following two tests.
now demanding Sh25million from the county government as they are the employers
of the said health workers at Garbatula Hospital.
how the stigmatization has affected his personal life, Sharrif said that he
could not get accommodation at a hotel due to his health status, after the
hotel claimed it was fully booked.
claimed that his daughter was almost beaten to death by a mob in Maua town who
claimed she belonged to the COVID-19 family.
said the stigmatization has caused him psychological torture and urged Kenyans
not to single out people who tested positive for the COVID-19.
On May 11, Isiolo Governor Mohamed Kuti condemned the sharing of Sharrif's details and photos on social media.
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