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Uganda: Why Uganda’s Covid Death Toll Is Rising

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The Ministry of Health yesterday reported the fifth Covid-19 death, a 46-year-old female of Indian origin, who was residing in Kibuli, Kampala.

This makes 80 per cent (4/5) Covid-19 deaths in the country contributed by Kampala city alone.

Experts attribute the deaths to overcrowding in the city and widespread violation of Covid-19 prevention measures. They say if more deaths will happen, Kampala will still have a bigger share.

The deceased, according to a press statement from the Ministry first presented at Kibuli Muslim Hospital on August 1, with mild fever, cough and difficulty in breathing.

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