Through their social media, the Ministry Of Health has put the country alert with an investigation into the death of a woman suspected to have been carrying the coronavirus.
The @MinofHealthUG is investigating the death of a 34-year-old female who passed on yesterday, 21st July 2020 at a clinic in Mbale. Upon admission, she presented with #COVID related symptoms including; fever, headache, and difficulty in breathing.Ministry Of Health on Twitter
Samples have been extracted from the body and are currently being tested at the Uganda Virus Research Institute, and the ministry has promised to keep Ugandans informed of any developments.
To this day, Uganda is yet to register a Coronavirus related death – with 1075 people testing positive for the virus and 958 recovering.