Increase In Covid Cases In Uganda National Hospital Increases

Increase In Covid Cases In Uganda National Hospital Increases
Increase In Covid Cases In Uganda National Hospital Increases

 

 

Uganda’s national hospital, Mulago, reports an unprecedented number of coronavirus patients as the East African country battles a second wave of the pandemic The deputy executive director of the national referral hospital, Dr. Rosemary Byanyima, says the hospital has received 40 patients in the last 24 hours alone, many of them seriously or critically ill.

 

 

The sharp beak created a queue of ambulances when patients were brought in from other hospitals while others were transported in private vehicles The development comes as Uganda records its highest number of infections since the start of the outbreak – more than 1,000 Covid-19 cases were confirmed in one day on June 1.

 

 

The Mulago hospital had reserved 200 beds for Covid-19 patients and there are currently 190 people admitted, more than three-quarters of them in the high dependency unit Byanyima says there are plans to create more space for beds by moving non-Covid patients to the old wing of the hospital.

 

 

Just a week ago, 29 schools across the country reported coronavirus cases, casting doubt on the government’s planned reopening of lower elementary classes in July One institution, Kyambogo University, suspended physical learning after six students tested positive President Yoweri Museveni is expected to address the country this weekend on the government’s response to this second wave of the pandemic.

  Nollywood Elevator Baby Becomes 1st movie To Get Indian Remake