Coronavirus Uganda: 3 more patients discharged

Discharged ; Entebbe general Hospital: File

By Ash Kings

3 more coronavirus patients have been discharged from Entebbe Grade B Hospital on Monday after 14 days of treatment the health ministry said on Monday.

This brings the total number of recoveries in Uganda to 7.

“Happy to hear that 3 patients have recovered from COVID-19 and tested negative twice for coronavirus after 14 days of treatment. They have been discharged from Entebbe Grade B Hospital, today. The total number of recoveries is 7 in Uganda” Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng tweeted.

MOH said more are to be discharged after their families and communities have been prepared to receive them.

The ministry is also set to discharge more people after 15 patients tested negatives of the virus.

“Today and tomorrow, we shall release more people. 15 people are doing well. We had hoped that within 14 days, one would have cleared the virus but it is not that way” MOH COVID incident manager Dr. Atek Kagirita said.

As of today, Uganda has constantly posted negative results from a number of samples with those infected reducing to 50 following the discharge of four recovered patients.



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