Uganda’s Covid-19 cases rising up gradually

Similarly, the number of deaths resulting from Covid-19 are gradually increasing. By the end of Friday official statistics put Uganda's death toll at 110.

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Uganda’s Ministry of Health has confirmed 209 new Covid-19 cases from results of tests done on 29 October 2020. This has brought the total cumulative confirmed cases to 12410 in the country.

According to the statistics released by the Ministry on Friday evening, 207 of the 209 are contacts and alerts which have been broken down as follows;

Kampala (85), Wakiso (16), Apac (2), Budaka (1), Buikwe (1), Bukwo (1), Busia (4), Butaleja (1), Dokolo (3), Gulu (1), Iganga (3), Jinja (2), Kabale (6), Kaberamaido (1), Kalaki (2), Kapchorwa (6), Katakwi (5), Kibuku (3), Kyotera (3), Lira (3), Luwero (22), Mbale (8), Mityana (6), Mukono (3), Namisindwa (2), Nebbi (3), Oyam (4), Sironko (2), Soroti (3), Tororo (4), and Kassanda (1).

The other two cases are truck drivers who were intercepted at the boarders of Malaba (1) and Suam (1).

Similarly, the number of deaths resulting from Covid-19 are gradually increasing. By the end of Friday official statistics put Uganda’s death toll at 110.

This is after the Ministry of Health confirmed that two Ugandans had died of Covid-19 on October 29, 2020.

The deceased, according to the Ministry of Health were residents of Kampala.

Todate, Ministry of Health says 7,503 Ugandans have successfully recovered from the disease.

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