It is high time Ugandans took the Ministry of health measurements!
The ministry Saturday confirmed 36 new Covid-19 cases, taking the country’s tally to 593.
However, unlike the trend where the cases have been mainly truck drivers, they are all Ugandans according to health officials.
Here below are the statistics from the ministry of health on the day’s test results.
Results from samples tested on 05 June 2020 confirm 36 new COVID-19 cases. The total confirmed cases are now 593.
All new confirmed cases are Ugandans and among alerts and contacts.
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9 frontline health workers from Kampala
1 contact from Buvuma
15 contacts from Kyotera
2 contacts from Mayuge
1 contact from Pader
8 contacts from Yumbe
All contacts to previously confirmed cases were under quarantine at the time of test.
11 foreigners from earlier collected samples tested positive for COVID-19
Total Recoveries: 82
Samples from Points of Entry tested today: 648
Samples from alerts and contacts: 344
Total samples tested today: 1310
Award winning journalist and writer who has worked as a stringer for a couple of acclaimed South Africa based German journalists, covered 3 Ugandan elections, 2008 Kenya election crisis, with interests in business and sports reporting.