14 new Covid19 cases rise total to 1,103


Results from COVID-19 tests done on 24 July 2020 confirmed 14 new COVID-19 cases.

The cumulative total confirmed cases of Ugandans are now 1,103.

They include five truck drivers: 2 arrived via Malaba, 2 via Padea and 1 via Ngomoromo Points of Entry.

Others are four returnees who were under quarantine; 1 from South Sudan – 1 from Kenya and 2 from Dubai, UAE.

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Three alerts were; 1 alert from Kampala, 1 alert from Wakiso and 1 alert from Arua.

Others are two contacts who were under quarantine i.e 1 contact from Namisindwa and 1 contact from Lira.

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

Ugandan recoveries are now 982.

Samples from Points of Entry tested were 1,817, samples from alerts and contacts 671 and total samples tested 2,488.

COVID-19 deaths in Uganda to-date are just 01 person.



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