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Faith Alupo, Woman MP representative of Pallisa District, was reported dead on
15th September 2020 after she supposedly contracted the novel Coronavirus.
Alupo, the first Member
of Parliament in the country to succumb to the virus, passed on from Mulago
National Referral Hospital, at a section, gazetted to treat VVIP COVID-19
Parliament Spokesperson, reported that last month, up to four MPs were
confirmed to have been infected with COVID-19.
In total, Uganda’s Health Ministry has declared around 5000 coronavirus cases, of whom close to 60
have died and 2000 recovered.
number of confirmed COVID-19 infections stood at 1,353,283 with 32,625 deaths,
according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.