Uganda Registers 318 Covid-19 Cases, It’s Highest Number In One Day

Uganda has registered the highest number COVID-19 cases at 318 in a single day.

According to the Ministry of Health, Amuru Prisons has 154 (153 inmates, 1 prison staff) cases, the contacts and Alerts in Kampala were Kampala 65.

In other places, the registered cases include Kiryandongo-14, Gulu-9, Mbarara-9, Kitgum-8, Arua-8, Wakiso-7, Mbale-4, Buikwe-4, Masaka-2, Bugiri-1, Jinja-1 and Luweero-1.

Dr Jane Ruth Aceng has further revealed that the country has recorded one new death.

”We also recorded one (1) COVID-19 death, a 49 year old male from Mbale District, bringing the total cumulative COVID-19 deaths to 20,” she said.

Acheng added that the Ministry working with Uganda Prisons Services has since relocated all the confirmed 152 inmates to Gulu Central Prison which is acting as an auxiliary isolation facility.The prison staff is admitted in Gulu Regional Referral Hospital.

The cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Uganda is 2,166.

Dr Aceng adds that a total of 540 COVID-19 cases have been reported in Kampala since the 23rd March.


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