The ministry of health has recorded 75 New coronavirus cases from tests done on Tuesday. This brings the country’s cumulative confirmed Cases to 3,112.
According to the ministry of health statement, today’s confirmed coronavirus cases include; 31 alerts, 34 contacts, and 10 health workers from Kampala.
Of the 65 alerts and contacts that tested positive for COVID-19, 30 are from Kampala, the country’s largest Coronavirus hotspot while the remaining are from Buikwe with 23 cases, Kikuube with six cases, Buvuma with three. The other cases are from Jinja, Mukono, and Wakiso with each having one case.
Ten foreign truck drivers including seven Kenyans, two Tanzanians, and a Congolese were not permitted to enter the country
when they tested positive for Coronavirus at the different points of entry
These results were from the 4,133 samples that were tested. In addition of which 1,687 were from the points of entry and 2,446 from alerts and contacts.
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Currently, Uganda has registered 1,528 coronavirus recoveries and 32 fatalities.
However, the country’s COVID-19 infection rate has shapely increased due to the community spread of the virus.
Meanwhile, the ministry of health has also continued advising Ugandans to maintain coronavirus control measures such as wearing face masks and maintaining social distance.
We as Cyclone Times Uganda, therefore, continue to urge all Ugandans to wear their face masks.