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Uganda Registers 6th Coronavirus Death

Uganda has confirmed the sixth coronavirus death today, bringing the total covid-19 death to six, according to the statement shared by Ministry of Health on it’s social media platforms.

The deceased is a 70 year old Ugandan male, a resident of Nateete Kampala. On 24th  July 2020, he presented at Rubaga Hospital with signs and symptoms consistent with coronavirus which include mild fever, cough and difficulty in breathing.

Further investigations revealed that he was diabetic, a risk factor for covid 19.

Upon deterioration, he was admitted at intensive care unit (ICU) at the same hospital and covid19 samples were taken off from him and sent to laboratories for testing. Samples were confirmed for SARS-COV-2.

He was later referred to Mulago National Referral Hospital on 28th July 2020 and admitted at the intensive care unit (ICU). Unfortunate, he died yesterday evening on 6th August 2020. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

Meanwhile, results of COVID-19 tests done on 06 August 2020 confirm 31 new cases.Cumulative confirmed cases of Ugandans: 1,254 Cumulative recoveries: 1,113.

Out of the new confirmed cases, 19 are alerts and 8 are contacts to previously confirmed cases, whilst four are cargo truck drivers.

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