Covid-19: Uganda’s cumulative infections exceed 10K

Official figures indicate Uganda has so far lost 95 people to the disease while 6,531 are said to have successfully recovered and discharged from different health facilities.

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The Ministry of Health in Uganda has announced that the country has recorded 10,069 Covid-19 positive cases since March this year.

This is after the Ministry Wednesday confirmed 124 new cases from results of COVID-19 tests done on 13 October 2020.

Official figures indicate Uganda has so far lost 95 people to the disease while 6,531 are said to have successfully recovered and discharged from different health facilities.

A statement released by officials from the ministry of health on Wednesday categorised the new cases as follows;

Contacts and Alerts (122):  Kampala (37), Luwero (24), 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).

Others were two (2) Ugandans who recently returned from Jordan.

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