The ministry of health (MOH) has confirmed 101 cases on Monday bringing the country’s cumulative coronavirus cases to 10,691.
According to the health ministry, results of COVID-19 tests done on 18 October 2020 confirm 101 new cases. The new Covid-19 cases include 100 contacts and alerts and one truck driver.
Of the 100 contacts and alerts, that tested positive for coronavirus, 43 were from Kampala, 38 were from Lira, six were from Rubanda.
Both Kiryandongo and Kisoro had three cases each, Iganga , Jinja, Namayingo, had two cases each while Mukono had one case of coronavirus on Monday.
Additionally, one truck driver from Mirama Hills also tested positive for coronavirus.
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Today’s results are from the 1,113 Covid-19 tests which were conducted. This brings the total Covid-19 samples tested by the ministry of health (MOH) to 523,399.
While addressing media on Sunday, Minister of ICT and National Guidance, Judith Nabakooba called upon Ugandans to fight against Covid-19 during her weekly media briefing.
To-date, Uganda’s cumulative coronavirus recoveries are 6,992 while the country’s death toll stand’s at 97.
While addressing media on Sunday, Minister of ICT and National Guidance, Judith Nabakooba called upon Ugandans to unite in the fight against Covid-19 during her weekly media briefing.
“Let us work hard together and bring down the number of COVID- 19 cases to zero,” she said.
“Do not forget to wear your mask all the time when going out in public,” she added.
In conclusion, we urge all Ugandans to stay vigilant and also follow the SOPs issued by MOH.