Covid-19: Uganda records death number 29

IN SUMMARY; •New cases detected on August 28: 91 •Number of deaths: 29 •Ugandan recoveries: 1,288 •Points of Entry samples: 1,073 •Samples from contacts and alerts: 3,402 •Total samples tested today: 4,475

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Uganda has August 29 ,2020 recorded one COVID-19 death . The said the deceased is a Ugandan female aged 45 years old and a resident of Kampala. Thus, the total COVID-19 deaths in the country have now reached 29.

Relatedly, 91 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed.   the Ministry of Health said these were results from tests done on August 28, 2020. This brings the cumulative total confirmed cases of Ugandans to 2,847.

The Ministry has further classified the 91 new cases as  88contacts and alerts. Out of 88, Kampala has 44, Luweero – 18, Kikuube- 6, Wakiso- 5, Tororo- 3, Ntoroko- 3, Jinja- 3, Kitgum- 2, Buikwe- 1, Gulu- 1, Lira- 1, Mukono- 1.

There was also one health worker from Luweero who tested positive for the the disease as well as 2 truck drivers who arrived via Malaba.

Meanwhile, the Ministry said  three (3) foreign truck drivers  tested positive for COVID-19 at the border points of entry and their entry into the country was not permitted.

IN SUMMARY;
•New cases detected on August 28: 91

•Number of deaths: 29
•Ugandan recoveries: 1,288

•Points of Entry samples: 1,073

•Samples from contacts and alerts: 3,402

•Total samples tested today: 4,475

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