Uganda confirms fourth COVID-19 death as cases rise to 1,176

The Ministry of Health has confirmed another COVID-19 death bringing the total to four. Authorities also said 22 new infections had been confirmed as the country’s confirmed cases on Saturday rose to 1,176.

What you need to know:

  • Authorities further said 22 new infections had been confirmed from samples tested on July 31, 2020.
  • To date, Uganda has tested a total of 275,355 people for the virus.
  • At least 1,045 Ugandans have recovered from the virus since the first case was confirmed in the country in March this year.

Ugandan authorities Saturday confirmed a fourth COVID-19 death just hours after the Ministry of Health said another person had succumbed to the virus.
The deceased was a 61-year-old female resident of Kiyimbi, Nakulabye, a Kampala suburb.

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