1 Covid death & 91 new cases

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Results from COVID-19 tests done on 28 August 2020 confirmed 91 new COVID-19 cases.

The cumulative total confirmed cases of Ugandans are now 2,847.

Uganda recorded one COVID-19 death today.

A Ugandan female aged 45 years old and a resident of Kampala.
Total COVID-19 deaths are 29.

Victoria University

The breakdown of the 91 new cases are:

Contacts and alerts (88): Kampala- 44, Luweero – 18, Kikuube- 6, Wakiso- 5, Tororo- 3, Ntoroko- 3, Jinja- 3, Kitgum- 2, Buikwe- 1, Gulu- 1, Lira- 1, Mukono- 1, 1 health worker from Luweero and 2 truck drivers who arrived via Malaba.

Three foreign truck drivers tested positive for COVID-19 at the border points of entry and their entry into the country was not permitted.
Ugandan recoveries are now 1,288.

“Due to the increased number of COVID-19 samples being tested, our teams require adequate time to analyse the results,” the Health ministry said.

Therefore, the Ministry of Health will report results daily at 3:00pm.

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