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Panic as man collapses and dies in Nairobi CBD – VIDEO

A man collapsed and died along Kimathi Street in the Nairobi central business district on Tuesday, causing panic among members of the public.

The man, the Nation learnt, was a patient on his way to the Kenyatta National Hospital for an appointment with a doctor.

His cousin, a building contractor in the area, said he had been waiting for his sister.

“She is a businesswoman around here. They had told me to tag along,”  he said.

Nairobi Sub-County Police Commissioner Mark Wanjala told the Nation that a police unit was dispatched as soon as they received a call about the incident.

Mr Wanjala said a postmortem will establish the cause of death.

“We do not want to speculate, especially as we navigate [the Covid-19] pandemic,” he said.