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    Another suspected coronavirus disease (Covid-19) patient has died in Kiruhura district’s Rushere community hospital, bringing the number of suspected deaths to five.

    The deceased who was under isolation is a resident of Bwashamure, Kenshunga sub county, Kiruhura district. He was admitted on Monday, July 27, after presenting Covid-19 like symptoms that include body weakness, sore throat, and headache.

    Kiruhura district health officer, Ivan Kamya, said the deceased was very ill at the time of his admissionto hospital for management, and samples picked from him but unfortunately he died on Saturday before his results were released.

    The deceased was buried on Saturday by the National Covid-19 Force in charge of burials amidst tight security.

    King Martin Kyanyawanga, Chairperson LC III Kenshunga sub county said the deceased was first taken to witch doctors but when his condition deteriorated they decided to report to the task force who evacuated him to Rushere community hospital.

    Aminadab Muhindo, Kiruhura Resident District Commissioner, called for calm as they wait for results. He asked the contacts of the deceased to self-quarantine.

    Uganda has so far registered four confirmed covid-19 deaths.

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