Uganda registers 190 COVID-19 Cases And 2 Fatalities

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The ministry of health has on Thursday registered 190 COVID-19 cases bringing the country’s cumulative confirmed cases to 4,291.

Uganda has also recorded two coronavirus deaths in Kampala. This brings the country’s total fatalities to the virus to 28.

Of the 190 new cases recorded today, 95 contacts and alerts were from Kampala of the 187 that tested positive for coronavirus.Kitgum had 40, Zombo – 13, Moroto – 12, Lira 7, Mbarara – 4, Arua – 4, Luwero -2, Gulu – 2, Wakiso-2 while Adjumani, Kabale, Kikuube, Kiryandongo, Mayuge, Mbale, Mukono and Terego had one case each of the contacts and alerts.


Three truck drivers also tested positive for coronavirus at Bunagana, Elegu and Malaba border points of entry.


These results were from 2,153 samples from the points of contacts and alerts and 143 samples from the different border points of entry that were tested.

The country’s COVID-19 tests have today risen to 420,198 samples after today’s addition of 2,301 samples that have been tested for the virus.

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According to the ministry of health, the country’s cumulative coronavirus recoveries are 1,998.

Meanwhile, government has continued encouraging Ugandans to maintain COVID-19 preventive measures such as wearing a face mask and keeping social distance.

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