Covid-19: Uganda’s number of fatalities reach 16

SUMMARY: •Cases confirmed today: 53 •Cumulative Confirmed Cases : 1,656 •Deaths - 16 •Recoveries: 1,188


Uganda has registered another COVID-19 death today bringing the total COVID-19 deaths to 16.

The deceased is a 60 year old Ugandan male from Mbale District. “He presented at a private facility in Mbale with signs and symptoms consistent with Covid-19 and was under isolation,”the Ministry of Health said on Wednesday. He passed on at the Mbale Regional Referral Hospital where he had been taken for further management.

Relatedly, results from COVID-19 tests done on 18 August 2020 have confirmed 53 people tested positive for the disease.
This brings the total confirmed COVID cases of Ugandans to 1,656.

Out of the 53 cases, Kampala continues to take the highest number of infections with 33.