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COVID -19 Cases Rise To 175 Out Of The 2106 Samples

Uganda’s Covid-19 Cases Hit 1,000

On 8th July 2020, Ministry of Health in Uganda announced twenty three new covid-19 cases in the country from 3,316 samples tested, bringing a total number of confirmed cases to 1,000.

Out of the 23 confirmed cases, twelve are Ugandan citizens who returned from abroad, eight are from Afghanistan, three are from Democratic Republic of Congo and one from South Sudan.

All the above were placed under a quarantine at a time.

3 are cargo truck drivers who arrived via Mutukula, Madi, Opei and Afoji border entry point, whilst eight are contacts and alerts. Four are from Tororo and four from Arua, Luwero, Kyotera and Hoima Districts.

Thirty one foreign cargo truck drivers, 24 Kenyans, 3 Tanzanians, 2 Congolese, 1 South Sudanese and 1 Rwandan tested positive for coronavirus at the border entry points. They were denied entry into the country.

So far Uganda has recorded a total number of 908 covid-19 recoveries including both Ugandans and none Ugandans who were admitted here because they could not be returned back immediately.

There’s no coronavirus related deaths recorded.

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