The deceased, resident of Bwashamure was under isolation having been admitted on Monday after presenting with Covid-19 like signs and symptoms.
Ivan Kamya, the health officer Kiruhura district, said samples were picked from the deceased but unfortunately he died on Saturday before his results were released. The deceased was buried on Saturday by safe and dignified burial team amidst tight security.
King Martin Kyanyawanga, chairperson LC III Kenshunga sub-county said the deceased was first taken to witch doctors but when his condition deteriorated they decided to report to the task force who evacuated him to Rushere Community hospital.
Aminadab Muhindo, Kiruhura resident district commissioner, called for calm as they wait for results. He asked the contacts of the deceased to self-quarantine.