Women in Uganda die in labour in Covid-19 lockdown

In Uganda, at least seven women in labour have died on their way to hospitals amid the coronavirus lockdown. Officials banned private vehicles on March 30, fearing the pandemic would overwhelm medical facilities. Many women could only reach the hospital on foot.

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