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5 Ugandans die of Coronavirus as 167 new cases are confirmed in a day

KAMPALA- Uganda’s Health Ministry has confirmed 167 new coronavirus cases from the samples tested on Tuesday September 22nd 2020.

This hikes Uganda’s cumulative numbers of confirmed cases to 6,879 which has also increased the country’s recoveries to 2,961

The ministry has also registered 5 new deaths bringing to total the Coronavirus fatalities to 69 in Uganda.

According to the ministerial statement, of the new cases, 155 are alerts and contacts 62 of whom are from Kampala, 40 from Kiryandongo, Soroti 7, Agago 5, Bundibugyo 5, Mbale 6, Gulu 4, Isingiro 3, Bududa 2 and Jinja 2.

Other cases include 4 from Lamwo, 2 from Masindi 2, Buikwe 1, Kaberamaido 1, Koboko 1, Kole 4, Luwero 1, Mukono 2, Nwoya 1, Wakiso 1 and Terego 1.

The returnees comprised 12 of the new cases with 11 from India and 1 from South Sudan.

On the five deaths, 2 were from Kapchorwa, 1 from Kampala, Mbale and Gulu. 


Micah Kamusiime
Micah Kamusiime
Micah Kamusiime is a journalist and has been practicing since 2016. He has since covered a number of issues including the Rukungiri Woman MP By elections while at 91.8 Boona FM and tried to fight for the rights of needy Ugandans during the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak. Here were are to offer you the best, trusted and well researched news stories for human consumption and informative articles. Contact: +256774229136 | +256704900394


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