The ministry of health has confirmed 201 new COVID-19 cases bringing the total number of the country’s cases to 4,101 from the results released on Wednesday.
Among the new cases, 198 are contacts and alerts, two are truck drivers from Elegu border point of entry while the other case is of a returnee from UAE.
Of the 198 contacts and alerts that tested positive for coronavirus, Kitgum had the highest number of cases with 80 while the other infections were from Kampala with 38, Moroto with 23, Gulu with 10, Amuru with 8 Lira with six, Wakiso with six, Kikuube 4, Zombo – 4, Gulu with 3.
Amolater, Buikwe, Butebo and Lamwo had two cases each while the remaining eight were from Adjumani, Arua, Kasese, Koboko, Luwero, Mukono, Butaleja and Nakaseke
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One Kenyan truck driver also tested positive for COVID-19 at Malaba border point of entry and his entry into the country was denied.
These results were from the 1,989 samples that were tested of which 1,871 were from contacts and alerts and 118 samples were from points of entry.
To date, Uganda has registered 1,876 COVID-19 recoveries and 46 fatalities.