Panic has engulfed Taru residents in Kinango, Kwale County after a woman dropped dead on arrival at Taru dispensary.
The woman Eunice Mwende was brought to the dispensary Thursday morning by a truck driver and a Bodaboda rider from Meli kubwa area near Mackinon Road.
According to locals, the woman who was under medication hails from Makindu area in Makueni County.
It has not yet been established whether the woman contacted Covid-19.
However, the death triggered an immediate closure of the dispensary on Thursday morning to allow for fumigation exercise.
Locals seeking medical services at the dispensary have been urged to wait for the completion of the exercise before health services resume.