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.
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