The results from the test done on the 22 August 2020 confirms 97 new COVID-19 cases. These brings the cumulative total confirmed cases of Ugandans to 2,263
The break down of this result is as below;
Contacts and alerts are 90 of which Kampala has 59 cases, Wakiso has 11 cases, Buikwe has 6 cases, Luweero has 3 casea, Namisindwa has 3 cases, Mukono- 2, Jinja- 2, Kabale- 1, Amuru- 1, Oyam – 1 and Tororo – 1 case.
One (1) case was also registered from a returnee from Mali, also 6 truck drivers from points of entry where also confirmed of Covid-19
Of these, 2 were from Malaba, 2 from Busia, 1 from Mpondwe and 1from Padea
10 foreign truck drivers tested positive for COVID-19 at the border points of entry and their entry into the country was not permitted
Ugandan recoveries now stands at 1,226, samples from Points of Entry are 1,501, Samples from Contacts and Alerts are 2,504 and the Total samples tested today are 4,005