Uganda COVID-19 cases rise in number

As of Friday, the cumulative confirmed cases had swollen to 12,410.
COVID-19 cases continue to surge, 209 registered
The number of COVID-19 cases in Uganda continues to surge after 209 new patients were announced on Friday night.

On Thursday, the Ministry of Health announced over 400 new cases.

Uganda COVID-19 cases

As of Friday, the cumulative confirmed cases had swollen to 12,410.

According to the ministry, two new COVID-19 deaths were also registered in Kampala, driving the total fatalities to 110.

However, 7,503 have so far recovered from the novel coronavirus in Uganda, with 4,907 still under medical watch.

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Covid-19 test

The breakdown of the new cases
207 contacts and alerts: Kampala (85), Wakiso (16), Apac (2), Budaka (1), Buikwe (1), Bukwo (1), Busia (4), Butaleja (1), Dokolo (3), Gulu (1), Iganga (3), Jinja (2), Kabale (6), Kaberamaido (1), Kalaki (2), Kapchorwa (6), Katakwi (5), Kibuku (3), Kyotera (3), Lira (3), Luwero (22), Mbale (8), Mityana (6), Mukono (3), Namisindwa (2), Nebbi (3), Oyam (4), Sironko (2), Soroti (3), Tororo (4), Kassanda (1),
Two truck drivers: Malaba (1), Suam (1)

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Frank Fremer is a seasoned journalist, blogger and political analyst for over a decade in Uganda

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