LATEST UPDATE – 240 COVID-19 Cases Recorded Ahead of Health Minister Aceng’s Address on Wednesday.
Uganda has confirmed 240 new coronavirus cases ahead of the address of the Minister of Health, Jane Ruth Aceng, on COVID-19 which is scheduled for Wednesday, 30 September 2020 at 3.00 pm.
In a tweet on Tuesday, the health ministry said; “The Minister for Health, @JaneRuth_Aceng will provide an update on the measures that the Ministry of Health is undertaking to mitigate the widespread community transmission of COVID-19 in Uganda”
The ministry of health spokesperson, Emmanuel Ainebyoona has also revealed through his social media accounts that some new measures are to be announced.
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To-date, the ministry of health has registered a total of 8,017 coronavirus cases with 4,033 recoveries and 45 deaths.
Of today’s new coronavirus cases, 220 contacts and alerts tested positive of which 53 were from Kampala, 25 from Moroto, Amuru (22), Nabilatuk (11), Abim (28), Gomba (9), Nakapiripirit (7), Kapchorwa (6), Lamwo (5), Mbale (5), Budaka (4), Napak (4), Wakiso (4), Gulu (3), Ngora (3), Kaberamaido (2) and Rakai (2).
Agago, Bulambuli, Butebo, Iganga, Kalaki, Kibuku, Sironko, Soroti and Tororo had one case each.
Additionally, 38 returnees from Saudi Arabia also tested positive for coronavirus