The results of COVID-19 tests done on 01 October 2020 confirm 204 new cases bringing the cumulative confirmed cases to 8,491.

The breakdown of the new cases are as below:
Contacts and Alerts are  197 with Kampala (68), Agago (37), Kapchorwa (11), Busia (10), Kween (9), Namisindwa (6), Jinja (5), Omoro (5), Bududa (5), Buliisa (4), Gulu (4), Mukono (3), Sironko (3), Wakiso (3), Yumbe (5), Butaleja (2), Mbale (2), Soroti (2), Adjumani (1), Amuru (1), Arua (1)Budaka (1), Kagadi (1), Kaliro (1), Kibuku (1), Koboko (1), Kyotera (1), Lira (1), Masindi (1) and Tororo (2).

Six (6) returnees were also confirmed positive wirh 2 coming from UAE, 1 from Saudi Arabia, 1 from South Sudan, 1 from Oman and 1 from DRC.

One truck driver from Elegu Point of Entry was also confirmed positive.

On the other hand, 4 new COVID-19 deaths was also registered with 3 coming from Kampala and 1 from Bududa. These brings the total COVID-19 deaths to 79.

The total number of recoveries now stands at 4,470.

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