Uganda’s cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases have crossed the 10,000 mark after the ministry of health registering 124 new cases on Wednesday.
This brings the country’s cumulative confirmed Covid-19 Cases to 10,069 since the country recorded it’s first case in March.
According to the ministry of health, the results are from COVID-19 tests done on 13 October, 2020.
These were from the 2,258 tests that are carried out bringing the country’s total Covid-19 tests to 513,414.
Among the new coronavirus cases, 122 contacts and alerts tested positive. These include 37 from Kampala, which has the highest number of cases recorded today, 24 from Luwero, Kikuube (13), Rubanda (12), Hoima (7), Wakiso (4), Amuru (4), Omoro (3), Gulu (2), Jinja (7), Kisoro (2), Lira (4), Kwania (1), Masindi (1) and Mukono (1).
Additionally 2 returnees from Jordan also tested positive for coronavirus among the tests that were run on Tuesday.
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Uganda’s Covid-19 death toll is now at 95 with the latest Covid-19 fatality, which was recorded yesterday being from Yumbe District.
Meanwhile, the country’s cumulative coronavirus recoveries are 6,531.