Uganda has registered 423 new COVID-19 cases according to the test done on the 18th September 2020 bringing the cumulative total confirmed cases of Ugandans to 6,017.

On the other hand, 2 new COVID-19 deaths was also registered from Kampala and Mpigi bringing the total COVID-19 deaths to 63.

The breakdown of the cases registered are broken down as below:

Contacts and alerts (411): Moroto (166), Kampala (85), Butaleja (59), Mukono (27), Lira (14), Mbale (10), Wakiso (9), Luwero (6), Buikwe (5), Kisoro (4), Gulu (3), Bududa (5), Jinja (4), Kumi (3), Kanungu (1), Kapchorwa (4), Mpigi (1), Soroti (3), Mityana (1), Sironko (1)

Returnees (12): from Saudi Arabia (8), India (3), Jordan (1)

The total number of recoveries now stands at 2,581 however the samples from the point of entry were 306, contacts and alerts samples were 2,014 and the Total samples tested were 2,320.

The statistics from Ministry of health also shows that since the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak, 300 children aged 0-18 years have tested positive for COVID-19 in Uganda.

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