Another Ebola patient dies at Bwera treatment Unit

Wednesday June 12 2019
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A member of the medical staff of the Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) puts on her Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during a weekly rehearsal at the Bwera General Hospital in Bwera bordering with DRC

KASESE - Another Ebola patient has died at Bwera Ebola treatment Unit in Kasese District.

The deceased is a grandmother to the five year old boy who died yesterday of Ebola at the same facility.

The deceased is a wife to a Congolese man who also died of the same epidemic two weeks ago in Beni in the Eastern Democratic of Congo.

She had crossed to Uganda in a company of other five people who entered Uganda through the porous border.

The district health officer Dr. Yusuf Baseke has confirmed the incident.

According to him the deceased will be buried tomorrow at Rusese prisons where her grandson was also buried today afternoon.


Her death brings to two the number of Ebola deaths registered in Uganda.