The Uganda Ministry of Health has confirmed the second COVID-19 death on July 26th 2020.
The deceased, an 80-year-old female, was a resident of Mengo, Kisenyi III in Kampala.
She was admitted at Platinum Hospital on Friday, 24th July, 2020 at 5:00pm and later referred to Mengo Hospital according to ministry of health.
Tracing of all contacts who might have come in contact with the deceased has started by the ministry.
On 26th July 2020, the ministry of Health announced 12 new coronavirus cases.
As of 26th July 2020, Uganda had registered a total of 1,115 cumulative cases.
Out of the registered cases, 975 people have recovered from the virus since the first case was confirmed in March 2020.