Uganda’s Covid 19 deaths rise to 12

Uganda’s Covid 19 deaths rise to 12

Kampala:  Today the 14th of August 2020, Uganda has confirmed another Covid 19 death bringing the total number of deaths to 12.

The deceased is a 65 year old male and resident of Kampala. He was admitted to Nsambya hospital and was later transferred to China-Uganda Friendship Hospital, Naguru after developing signs and symptoms consistent with Covid-19.

He later died on admission and his laboratory tests showed that he had Covid 19.

Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director General Health Services at the health ministry also confirmed 32 new Corona Virus cases with 17 of them alerts, six contacts to previously confirmed cases and six truck drivers.

“Regarding the the seventeen alerts, 10 are from Kampala Metropolitan Area, two are from Luwero and 2 from Mbale while three are from Kagadi, Mbale and Hoima,” Dr Mwebesa said.

He cautioned people to take guidelines given by the president and Ministry of health serious so that we can regulate the spread of Covid 19.

 

 

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