Uganda Converts National Stadium Into An Auxiliary Hospital As Covid-19 Cases Rise

In the light of the fast-growing COVID-19 incidents, Ugandan health ministry has transformed parts of Namboole National Stadium to into an auxiliary hospital to cater for the rapidly increasing numbers.

The health ministry opened a treatment center situated in Wakiso ‘s central Ugandan province, about 15 km east of Kampala, the capital.

The facility begins with a capacity of 1,500 beds, as health officials continue to track the COVID-19 situation in the country.

An increase in COVID-19 cases, especially in the capital, Kampala, which is now becoming the epicenter of the virus, leads to the conversion of the stadium into a treatment centre.

Since the first case was reported on 21st March, the Ministry of Public Health has announced 3,667 COVID-19 cases, including 1,608 recoveries and 41 deaths.

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