Mulago national referral hospital has been closed as COVID-19 sample collection site of all individuals as COVID-19 cases spike. This comes after the numbers rapidly shoot up.

According to the communication made by the ministry of health today, the hospital will only act as an isolation center and a COVID-19 treatment unit for only patients confirmed to the virus. the ministry on Wednesday announced 98 new cases of which 65 were from Kampala, 6 from wakiso, 3 from Mbale, Gulu,Adjumani, Kotido,Arua, Pader, Moroto, among others all had cases.