The deceased is a 61-year-old female, a resident of Kiyimbi in Nakulabye, Kampala district who died on Friday.
Uganda has registered another COVID-19 death bringing the total
number of confirmed deaths to four. The deceased is a 61-year-old female, a
resident of Kiyimbi in Nakulabye, Kampala district who died on Friday.
She was admitted at Mengo Hospital before referred to Mulago National
Referral hospital where she succumbed to the disease. On admission at Mengo,
the deceased presented with COVID symptoms of cough, fever, chest pain and
difficulty in breathing.
The ministry is currently carrying out contact tracing of persons who
might have come into contact with the deceased. As of Friday, over 200 contacts
of all previously recorded deaths were being followed up.
The country also registered another 21 positive COVID-19 cases. 10 of the
confirmed cases are returnees who recently entered the country while six were
truck drivers. Four contacts and two community alerts also tested
The health ministry says that they carrying out investigations to ascertain
where the cases might have been infected from.
As of Saturday, Uganda has a total of 1,176 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with and