The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister of Uganda, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda officially announced the discharge of 3 patients from Entebbe Grade B Hospital who were diagnosed with COVID-19.
“I want to appeal to the communities to warmly welcome the discharged patients and reintegrate them into the communities. These people have been properly treated and given the requisite tests and have been clearly declared healed. You no reason not to reintegrate them into their communities” Dr Rugunda appealed to the public.
Speaking about the patients being discharged today, Dr. Jane Aceng said “The patients we are discharging today have spent 21 days in the hospital. It takes time for the viral load to go down.”
“One of the COVID-19 confirmed cases, a mother delivered a baby at Entebbe Grade B Hospital last weekend. Both are both in stable condition. Her baby tested negative for COVID-19” Dr. Henry Mwebesa said.
The Ministry of Health appreciates the stellar health workforce for their resilience and commitment to treat and manage the suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19.