KAMPALA — One person has tested positive for coronavirus out of the total 302 samples that were tested at Uganda Virus institute (UVI), Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director General Health Service at Ministry of Health announced in a statement.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Uganda to 45.
Dr Mwebesa said the case is a 22 year old Ugandan female, resident of Nkokonjeru, Wakiso District and a wife to a previously confirmed case who arrived from Dubai on 20th March 2020.
Dr Mwebesa in a statement added that the patient didn’t have any sign and symptoms consistent with COVID-19.
A total of 1,026 individual are under follow-up in institutional quarantine while 962 contacts to the confirmed cases are under follow-up.
Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng in a statement released earlier said all the confirmed cases are in stable condition at Malago National Specialized Hospital, Entebbe Grade B Hospital, Adjumani and Hoima Hospitals.
She also clarified that Uganda has not registered any COVID-19 related death.