Uganda has registered the first case of #Covid-19 related death. The case has been confirmed by Director General Health Services, Dr. Henry Mwebesa.
The case is a 34 year old Ugandan female, resident of Namisindwa District who presented with #Covid-19 like signs and symptoms: fever,dry cough,headache and difficulty in breathing.
The deceased was initially admitted to Wasungui HC II on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 and treated for severe pneumonia. However, on Monday, July 20, 2020, she was transferred to Joy Hospice health facility, in Mbale District, where she was isolated in the female ward.
To date, Uganda has registered 1,079 cumulative confirmed cases of Ugandans and a total of 971 Ugandan recoveries.