The Ministry of Health has recorded the latest case of COVID-19 death, bringing Uganda’s death toll to six.
According to the Ministry of Health, the latest victim is a 70-year-old Ugandan male, a resident of Nateete Kampala, who was presented at Lubaga hospital with signs and symptoms consisted with COVID-19.
Today’s statement by the ministry says that the patient was admitted in the Intensive Care Unit after tests confirmed that he had the disease.
According to the ministry, he was on July 28 referred to Mulago National Referral Hospital where he died on Thursday.
The ministry’s statement indicates that 31 new infections had been registered bringing the total number of covid-19 cases to 1,254.
Four of the cases are from Kampala Metropolitan area, four from Wakiso District, one from Sironko District, one from Bushenyi District, two from Kisoro District, four from Amuru Distric and three from Adjumani District. ENDS