Second Ebola patient dies in Bwera

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Bwera Ebola treatment Unit

A second patient of Ebola virus has died at Bwera Ebola treatment Unit in Kasese District.

The deceased is a grandmother to the five year old boy who died Tuesday night of Ebola at the same facility.

Daily Monitor reports that the deceased is a wife to a Congolese man who also died of the same epidemic two weeks ago in Beni in the Eastern Democratic of Congo.

She had crossed to Uganda in a company of other five people who entered Uganda through the porous border.

The district health officer Dr. Yusuf Baseke told NTV the deceased will be buried today, Thursday at Rusese prisons.

Her grandson was also buried Wednesday afternoon in the same place.

Her death brings to two the number of Ebola deaths registered in Uganda.

Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, said there are more seven suspects, including two men, two women and a six-months-old baby, who came from Congo.

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