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4 new cases put COVID19 to 126


4 new cases put COVID19 to 126

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, Uganda’s Health Minister

The Ministry of Health has confirmed four new COVID-19 cases from 1711 samples tested bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 126 in Uganda.

The new cases are all truck drivers who include: 2 Ugandans, 1 Kenyan who arrived via Elegu and 1 Tanzanian who arrived via Mutukula border. All 233 community samples have tested negative for COVID-19.

This comes at a time when East African Community Heads of States have resolved to adopt a harmonized system and designated Ministers of Health, transport and EAC affairs as focal persons for COVID-19, these will develop a regional mechanism for testing.

Currently Uganda has confirmed 126 cases with 55 recoveries and 0 deaths.



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