Sebastian Bangirana, the former Rukoni Sub County Chairperson in Ntungamo District and his wife Mukulu Serina Bangirana have died of Covid19.
Bangirana passed away on Christmas Day while his wife followed on boxing day.
Bangirana was also the former Nyakyera secondary school head teacher who joined politics after his retirement.
Ruhaama member of parliament Moses Kahiima described death as “horrible” adding that it left the area in confusion.
The MP called on locals to begin or continue with physical exercises to boost immunities and avoid gatherings of any nature.
The incident comes days after Ntungamo district headquarters were closed to allow fumigation after the area registered positive cases among some members of staff.