A Patient who has been battling COVID-19 at Hoima Regional Referral Hospital has been discharged.
The patient was admitted at the health facility on March 20, 2020, after she tested positive to COVID-19. She had returned from Dubai and was identified by the COVID-19 task force in Hoima.
Discharging the patient from Hoima COVID-19 Treatment Unit, Peter Mukobi, the Director Hoima Regional Referral Hospital says it is a milestone for health workers at the facility for having successfully treated the patient.
Dr Joseph Ruyonga, the Hoima district Health officer-DHO commended the hospital management, medical and surveillance teams for supporting the recovery process of the patient.
Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima RDC urged the community not to stigmatize, but support her to fully recover.
The patient was also awarded a discharge certificate from the health ministry.