Rubanda district has registered its first death of Covid-19 over the weekend.
The deceased identified as Herbert Friday aged 55, died on Saturday afternoon at Kabale regional referral hospital where he had been admitted for two weeks.
He was a resident of Murambo village, Bubare Sub County in Rubanda district.
Dr Adon Birungi, the Rubanda District health officer has confirmed the development.
“I urge the people of Rubanda and the country at large to embrace all SOP’s. Coronavirus is amongst us and we should be serious with all measures that have been put in place, “Abdon said.
A week ago, Kabale regional referral hospital run out of Vitamin C which has been helping in treating Covi19 patients.
It was also reported that the wing accommodating Covid-19 patients had been filled to capacity despite the fact that more patients were being admitted.