Uganda’s COVID-19 Cases Rise To 774, Regions With Highest Cases Named

Uganda’s COVID-19 Cases Rise To 774, Regions With Highest Cases Named

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By Spy Uganda

The number of total Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Uganda has risen to 774  up from 770, after the Ministry of Health registered 4 new  cases on Sunday June 21st, 2020.

According to the Ministry of Health, results from samples tested on 21 June 2020 confirmed 4 new COVID-19 cases, thereby making a total of 774 cases, with 631 Recoveries.

The Ministry also revealed that there are currently 256 Active cases on admission, among them 143 Ugandans, 113 Foreigners.

Meanwhile, Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, while addressing journalists at the Uganda Media Centre on Monday, 22 June 2020, named the regions with the highest number of Coronavirus cases in Uganda.

Statement from Ministry of Health about new COVID-19 cases in Uganda

 According to Enanga, Kampala Metropolitan has 101 suspected cases of COVID-19, Elgon(144), Kigezi(82), Albertine (32), Rwizi(56), West Nile (162), Aswa (132), Ssezibwa (15), East Kyoga (68),  Greater Masaka (60), Rwenzori West(17), North Kyoga (67) Busoga East (228).

Enanga noted that; “North West Nile and Busoga East regions have registered the highest rates of COVID-19 suspects. The surge in number of suspects in North West Nile, according to Enanga is caused by the refugees in the districts of Adjumani and Yumbe who are constantly moving to and from South Sudan.

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