Mukono District Registers 27 New COVID-19 Cases and Buikwe 5

Mukono district registered 27 new COVID-19 cases in samples carried out on 18th, of this month.

Results from COVID-19 tests done on 18 September 2020

423 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed.  The cumulative total confirmed cases of Ugandans are now 6,017.

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While addressing Mukono residents Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said that currently the government is not in control for some ones after it eased the lockdown of almost of all sectors.

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng

She informed them that every lockdown being eased by the government as its being demanded by Ugandans.

The test being carried out on Friday from the districts of greater Mukono, Buikwe had 5 cases, Mukono 27, Kayunga and Buvuma registered no case.

See ministry of Health statement

🔺2 new COVID-19 deaths from Kampala and Mpigi. The total COVID-19 deaths are now 63. 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)

🔸 Ugandan recoveries: 2,581

🔹Point of entry samples: 306

🔸Contacts and alerts samples: 2,014

🔹Total samples tested: 2,320

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