By Katamu Nedinani
The Ministry of Health has this Friday August 14, 2020, confirmed another death of one Covid-19 patient, bringing the number of people who have succumbed to the disease in Uganda to twelve.
A statement issued earlier today by the ministry of health indicates that the deceased is a 65-year old Ugandan male, a resident of Kampala Metropolitan Area, who was first admitted to Nsambya Hospital and later transferred to Naguru Hospital after developing signs and symptoms consistent with Covid-19, However, he passed on while on admission at Naguru Hospital. Results from the laboratory confirmed Covid-19.
Meanwhile, the ministry says that 32 new Covid-19 cases were confirmed from samples tested on Thursday, bringing the cumulative confirmed cases in Ugandans to 1,385.