Ministry of Health has confirmed yet another case of a person who died of COVID-19 in Uganda bringing the total number of people who have died of the virus to three since the virus was confirmed in the east African country on March 21.
According to reports, the deceased was a 67-year-old Nigerian national and a resident of Kisenyi in Kampala. The total of cumulative confirmed cases rose to t on Friday o 1,154 on Friday as seven new infections had been confirmed from samples.
“He had symptoms consistent to COVID-19 which include; cough, fever, chest pain and difficulty in breathing,” the Ministry of Health said in a statement issued Friday evening.
Uganda has registered one COVID-19 death today. This brings the total COVID-19 deaths to three.
— Ministry of Health- Uganda (@MinofHealthUG) July 31, 2020
The report adds that, the deceased first sought treatment from a private clinic before he was later transferred to Kiruddu Referral Hospital where he was admitted and his samples taken. Unfortunately he died on July 29, 2020, according to authorities.
Remember to always wash your hands regularly with soap, keep social distance and observe the SoPs at all times as well as observe the Ministry of Heath guidelines to control the spread of the deadly virus.