KAMPALA – The Ministry of Health has confirmed 201 COVID-19 cases from tests done on September 8,2020.
This brings the total confirmed cases to 4,101.
According to the ministry, part of the new cases are 198 contacts and alerts.
“Kitgum (80), Kampala (38), Moroto (23), Gulu (13), Amuru (8), Lira (6), Wakiso (6), Kikuube (4), Zombo (4), Amolatar (2), Buikwe (2), Butebo (2), Lamwo (2), Adjumani (2), Arya (1), Kasese (1), Luwero (1), Mukono (1), Butaleja (1) and Nakaseke (1),” reads an excerpt from a statement by MOH.
Additionally, two Ugandan truck drivers from Elegy point of entry.
One returnee from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) also got infected with the virus.
“One Kenyan truck driver tested positive for COVID-19 at Malaba point of entry and his entry was not permitted,” the ministry said.
The COVID-19 death toll stands at 46 while the recoveries stand at 1,876.
To date, 417,897 people have been tested for the virus and only 4,101 have been confirmed to be positive.