The deceased is a 61-year-old female and resident of Kiyimbi, Nakulabye, Kampala.
She sought treatment from Mengo hospital on Wednesday after presenting with symptoms consistent with coronavirus of dry cough, fever, chest pain and difficulty inbreathing.
She was later referred to Mulago hospital on Thursday but unfortunately died yesterday Friday.
A further 22 new cases have been confirmed from the 2,550 samples tested on Friday – raising the total confirmed cases in the country to 1,176.
A total of 275,355 samples have so far been tested as of July 31, 2020.