Uganda has registered it’s first COVID19 death.


The deceased is a 34 year old Ugandan female from Namisindwa district. The deceased was initially admitted at Wasungui HC II on Wednesday, 15th July, 2020 and treated for severe pneumonia. However, on Monday , 20th July, 2020, she was transferred to Joy Hospice health facility, in Mbale District, where she was isolated in the female ward. While in isolation, the patient’s condition deteriorated with difficulty in breathing, cough, chills and headache. Unfortunately, she passed on Tuesday 21st July 2020 at 2:00am.


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