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.

A team from the Ministry of Health

 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.

The MinofHealthUG
has received 210 beds as part of the COVID-19 auxiliary treatment center at Namboole stadium

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.