At six people died in Mombasa's largest hospital on Tuesday as the nurses strike entered its second day. Health chief officer Dr Khadija Shikely said three patients died in the emergency wing of Coast Provincial General Hospital.
Shikely said doctors and a few nurses were attending to accident victims and HIV patients when they died. “The other three were critically ill patients admitted at various wards at the hospital. Such patients requires close supervision by nurses who had gone on strike," he told The Star.
Shikely said the hospital discharged "able" patients to ease congestion at the hospital that gets thousands of referral cases daily.
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