The country’s coronavirus death toll is now too close to 100 after the country registering one fatality on Friday. This is where a Covid-19 death was recorded from Kampala, this brings the country’s cumulative coronavirus fatalities to 99.
The ministry of health also recorded 122 new Covid-19 cases from COVID-19 tests done on 22 October 2020. This brings the country’s cumulative coronavirus cases to 11,163.
Meanwhile, the country’s cumulative coronavirus recoveries stand at 7,269. This follows today’s addition of 59 new recoveries.
All the samples that tested positive for coronavirus were from contacts and alerts including 55 from Kampala, 11 from Wakiso, 10 for Mukono and the remaining from Mbarara (7), Gulu (5), Tororo (5), Kibuku (3), Luwero (4), Manafwa (3), Mbale (3), Kyotera (2), Rubanda (2), Buikwe (1), Bunyangabu (1), Bushenyi (1), Kabale (1), Kayunga (1), Kumi (1), Lamwo (1), Lira (2), Mubende (2) and Ntungamo (1).
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These results were from the 3,095 tests which were run by the ministry of health. In addition, bringing the country’s cumulative Covid-19 samples tested since the beginning of the outbreak to 532,332.
With the increasing number of cases, the government has continued to advise the public to maintain Covid-19 preventive measures such as hand washing, maintaining social distance and wearing face masks.
In conclusion, we urge you to always keep vigilant and encourage you to follow the SOPs by MOH. We also remind you to always wash your hands with soap and hand sanitizers. Above all, avoid touching the soft parts of your body for example nose, eyes, and mouth before washing your hands…