KAMPALA – Former Radio Maria Coordinator Sr Irene Lucy Onyai has succumbed to coronavirus, PML Daily has learnt.
According to a post on Radio Maria’s official facebook page, Sr Onyai died on Friday, September 4, 2020 at Mulago hospital.
“Sr Irene had been admitted a few days ago at Rubaga Hospital with breathing problems,” reads the post in part.
According to Radio Maria, she was tested for Covid-19 and found negative, but two days ago she was found positive and transferred to Mulago Hospital for better management.
She was a member of the Social Communications Commission and Radio Sapientia Board representing Gulu Ecclesiastical Province.
Uganda’s coronavirus death toll is at 35 as two fatalities were confirmed on September 4.
3,353 Ugandans have tested positive for coronavirus and so far 1,564 have recovered.