The Late Dr. Mogusu’s Hospital Bill is Ksh. 200, 000 Not 1 Million as Alleged by KMPDU

The late Dr. Stephen Mogusu hospital bill is Ksh. 204, 618 and not 1 million shillings as reported by a section of media.

This is according to a letter from the Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital credit control office.

The hospital now says that the bill is cleared and the wife has been given the green light to prepare for his burial.

“A clearance letter was issued to the wife in order to proceed and finish processing of burial permit at the farewell home.” reads part of the letter.

“The hospital is awaiting the family to pick up their loved one,” a statement from the hospital’s Credit Control Office further says.

Dr. Mogusu had been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital.

At the same time, the government announced plans to assist the family offset funeral expenses.

“We have seen the concerns in the media from the union members, we have talked to friends of the daktari who passed on and we are well aware of the heart break that they are going through,” said Dr. Mwangangi.

Dr. Stephen Mogusu, who was working at the Machakos County Isolation Centre, succumbed to COVID-19 complications on December 7.

According to the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU), Mogusu is the 14th doctor to die of the virus since the first case was reported in March.

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