The National Resistance Movement party chair-person of Kole district has succumbed to coronavirus.
James Ebong Okalo, 47, was admitted at Lira Medical Centre on Saturday, his samples taken on Sunday, and tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.
The Kole district chairperson Betty Nam said three people from Kole have so far succumbed to coronavirus although community infection was still low.
Meanwhile, renowned Ugandan musician Clipper
Ogwang has died at the age of 84 after being hospitalized for nearly a week.
He breathed his last from his hospital bed at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital this morning, according his daughter, Fiona Akwero who said her father was admitted at the facility in northern Uganda on Saturday after complaining of lower abdominal and chest pain.
His songs, like Kic, loosely translated to mean honey and Wilobo Okwanyi Mega in which he complains that all his children were taken from him endeared him to many using his Enanga.
May the souls of the deceased rest in peace. END