Uganda’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 939 As More Returnees Test Positive

Uganda’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 939 As More Returnees Test Positive

By Spy Uganda

Kampala: Uganda’s COVID-19 cases have reached 939 after Ministry of health confirmed 12 new cases who were registered yesterday 4th July 2020.

Among the new infections include three returnees that include one who arrived from South Africa and the two from Democratic Republic of Congo.

This brings the number of returnee cases to 16 including those who were previously picked from Afghanistan and South Africa.

Also, seven cases were contacts from Amuru District while two were from truck drivers picked at points of entry.

Others are 2 truck drivers who arrived in Uganda via from Malaba and Mutukula boarder points.

Meanwhile, 11 foreign truck drivers tested positive for COVID-19 at the border points of entry and their entry into the country was not permitted.

Ministry of health tweet about new cases.

Uganda currently has 891 total recoveries and 197 active cases on admission who includes 167 Ugandans,25 foreigners and 5 refugees.

Samples tested on 4th July 2020 from points of entry were 1,240 while samples from alerts and contacts were 863 making 2,103 total samples.

According to Ministry of Health, the three travellers are undergoing treatment at Mulago National Referral Hospital and Entebbe General Hospital.

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