Today 7th September 2020, A team from the Ministry of Health visited and inspected Mandela National Stadium where COVID-19 patients will be transferred for easy monitoring.
According to the Ministry of Health, the stadium is ready to facilitate and accommodate the COVID-19 patients.
The Nambole facility is supposed to reduce on congestion at Mulago National Referral Hospital and Naguru General Hospital.
As of today, Uganda had over 1,500 active COVID-19 cases undergoing treatment. 80 percent of these are asymptomatic patients with mild forms of the disease. Some health professionals are advocating for a change in policy so that asymptomatic patients can receive care in the comfort of their homes to avoid overcrowding.