By Ambrose Kweronda
Kanungu District Health Officer Dr. Stephen Ssebudde has succumbed to COVID-19.
Ssebudde passed away on Sunday evening at Entebbe hospital where he has been receiving treatment after he started feeling unwell early this week.
A family member who confided to this reporter confirmed that Ssebudde died on Sunday at around 6Pm after three days of admission in Entebbe Hospital.
Kanungu Resident District Commissioner Hajji Shafiq Ssekandi who also heads the District COVID-19 taskforce says that Ssebudde’s death is a big blow to the district health department.
His death comes at a time when the country has already registered 61,977 cumulative cases, representing a test positivity rate of 18.7%
The country has 884 Active cases, 48,160 Cumulative recoveries, and 428 total deaths.
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