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Uganda confirms 176 new coronavirus cases, 33rd death

KAMPALA- Uganda has registered one (1) COVID19 death today. The deceased is a 46 year old Ugandan male resident of Wakiso district.

This brings the total number of COVID19 deaths to thirty three (33).

Relatedly, the ministry of health Uganda has confirmed 176 new COVID-19 cases from 5,453 samples tested on 2nd September, 2020.

Of the confirmed cases, 172 are alerts and contacts including 70 from Manafwa, 39 from Kampala, 17 from Kikuube, 13 from Buikwe, 10 from Mbale, 9 from Moroto, 5 from Mukono, 2 from Hoima , 2 from Tororo, 1 from Buvuma, 1 from Kyenjojo, 1 from Mbarara, 1 from Namisindwa, and 1 from Wakiso.

The other cases include two (2) health workers from Jinja and Kampala and two (2) who arrived from Malaba and Busia points of entry.

The ministry further notes that four (4) foreign truck drivers including 2 Kenyans, 1 Congolese and 1 Rwandese who tested positive for COVID19 were not permitted entry in to the country.

To date, Uganda registers a cumulative total of 3,288 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 1,532 recoveries and thirty three (33) COVID19 deaths.

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Micah Kamusiime
Micah Kamusiimehttp://www.theinformerug.com
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: micahkamusiime@gmail.com +256774229136 | +256704900394

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