Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 23 June 2020

Uganda Continues To Struggle With COVID-19 After 23 New Cases Are Confirmed

Uganda continues to be hit by the coronavirus after the ministry of health Monday morning confirmed twenty-three new COVID-19 cases from 2, 219 samples tested on Sunday, 22nd June 2020.

Dr. Henry G. Mwebesa, director general health services, ministry of health Uganda in a statement revealed that five new cases were among 1, 308 samples tested from points of entry.

Eighteen cases were among 911 samples of alerts and contacts. He noted that all confirmed cases are Ugandans. The total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Uganda is now 797.

A total of thirteen foreign truck drivers (8 Kenyans, 1 Burundian, 1 Eritrean and 1 Rwandan) tested positive for COVID-19 and were handed over to their respective country of origin.

Uganda has registered a total of 699 COVID-19 recoveries and to-date, no COVID-19 related death has been recorded.

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