Man commits suicide after testing positive for COVID-19

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KIBAALE– A 25-year-old man in Kibaale district has reportedly committed suicide after testing positive for COVID-19.  

The deceased is Joseph Ahaisibwe, a resident of Kibingo village, Bwamiramira Sub County in Kibaale district. He reportedly committed suicide by hanging.  

According to information, Ahaisibwe tested positive for COVID-19 early this month and was placed under home-based care.

However, his relatives found him hanging inside his house.Uganda’s COVID-19 deathtoll currently stands at 1,023 since the outbreak was registered in the country in March 2020.

The Country has todate registered a cumulative of 79,977 confirmed cases with 52,961 recoveries and 1,116 cases on admission. 
Ministerial statistics show that 856,025 persons have so far been vaccinated against COVID-19.