Virus deaths rise to 13

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Results from COVID-19 tests done on 14 August 2020 confirmed 49 new COVID-19 cases.

The cumulative total confirmed cases of Ugandans are now 1,434.

Uganda registered one COVID-19 death today.

This brings the total COVID-19 deaths to 13.

Victoria University

The deceased is a 50 year old Ugandan male, resident of Kiryandongo who presented with COVID like signs and symptoms.

The breakdown of the 49 new cases is as follows:

37 alerts: 17 from Kampala, 2 from Wakiso, 14 from Namisindwa, 1 from Kiryandongo, 2 from Mbarara and Lamwo.

Six contacts to previously confirmed cases: 1 from Bushenyi and 5 from Kampala.

Others are four returnees: 3 from Saudi Arabia and 1 from USA.

Two truck drivers arrived from Kenya via Malaba Point of Entry.

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

Total cumulative recoveries are now 1,142.

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