KAMPALA — Uganda has confirmed four new cases of COVID-19 —extending the country’s tally of the novel Coronavirus infections to 52.
The new cases were announced by President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday April 05 via his official Facebook page.
President Museveni said 300 samples were tested and only four were positive.
The president added that all the four confirmed cases were in the institutional quarantine that they are doing well under medical care.
Dr. Henry G Mwebesa, the Director General Health Services, Ministry of Health said all the patients didn’t show any sign.
The patients include a 22 year old Ugandan male, resident of Kakikoro Wakiso, a 66 year old Ugandan female resident of Luzira, 65 Ugandan female resident of Jinja and 26 year old Uganda male resident of Rubaga.
All patients arrived from Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Dr. Mwebesa said that a total of 377 individuals have been discharged from institutional quarantine, 602 are under institutional quarantine while 834 contacts to the confirmed cases are under follow-up.
Meanwhile, the President also said that he has received a number of questions and that will address the country on Tuesday April 07.
The president is expected to clarify on a number of issues raised on social media.