KAMPALA — All the 338 samples have returned negative for Corina virus in Uganda, the Ministry of Health has announced on Thursday April 09.
No new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the last 24 hours.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in the Uganda stand at 53, with all of them still active.
“338 samples tested at @UVRIug and all are Negative for COVID-19. Confirmed number of cases still stands at 53,” the ministry of health Twitted.
In a separate tweet Health Minister Jane Ruth said: “Uganda, we can do this- wash hands with soap and water frequently, maintain a safe social distance and stay home. God bless.”
According to the health ministry, a cumulative total of 3,862 samples have been tested for COVID-19.
The number of individuals under institutional quarantine has reduced from the original 1,040 to 613 as of Thursday.
A total of 427 individuals have been discharged from institutional quarantine. In addition, 855 contacts of the confirmed cases are under follow-up.
All the 53 people confirmed to have coronavirus are said to be in “stable condition” at Mulago National Specialized Hospital (21), Entebbe Grade B Hospital (30), Adjumani (1) and Hoima (1) hospital
The President during a the Wednesday address said the fight against the new coronavirus is easy as a collaborative effort involving the adherance to the general countrywide measures as well as individual initiative.