KAMPALA – Uganda has registered 128 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, September 6, the Ministry of Health has confirmed.
The new cases which raise the total confirmed infections to 3,667 are from tests done on September 5, 2020.
Part of the new cases are 120 contacts and alerts.
“Kampala 95, Wakiso 13, Luweero 3, Nwoya 2, Amuru 1, Jinja 1, Kanungu 1, Manafwa 1, Maracha 1, Soroti 1 and Zombo 1,” reads a statement from MOH.
The ministry added that 7 health workers tested positive for coronavirus including 2 from Kampala, 2 from Lira, 2 from Wakiso and 1 from Mityana.
Additionally, one Ugandan truck driver tested positive for coronavirus via Elegy border.
“One Rwandese truck driver tested positive for COVID-19 at Miramar Hills and his entry into the country was not permitted,” reads an excerpt.
The ministry has noted that two more people from Kampala and Jinja have died of COVID-19.
This brings the total deaths to 41 while the recoveries stand at 1,608.