According to results released on Monday, the ministry of health reported three COVID-19 cases of which two were health workers. This brings the country’s total registered deaths to 44.
One of the health workers that succumbed to coronavirus is from Lira Regional Referral Hospital while the other is from Mbarara University of Science.
Meanwhile, the ministry of health has also confirmed 109 new cases of COVID-19 of which seven are health workers.
Five of the seven health workers that tested positive for COVID-19 were from Lira while the remaining were from Kampala and Mbarara.
The other confirmed cases include 96 contacts and alerts, four truck drivers, and two returnees from South Sudan and Tanzania.
Regarding the 96 contacts and alerts that tested positive for coronavirus, 53 were from Kampala, 11 were from Luwero, 7 from Kitgum, 5 from Wakiso, 4 from Buvuma, 3 from Buikwe. Mbale, Gulu, Lira had two cases each while Arua, Kole, Mbarara, Mukono, Oyam, and Tororo had one case each.
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The four truck drivers that tested positive for coronavirus were from Elegu (2), Malaba, and Goli border points of entry.
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To date, Uganda has registered 1,741 COVID-19 recoveries of the cumulative 3,776 confirmed cases.
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