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33 returnees test positive for COVID-19 as health ministry confirms 158 new cases

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The ministry of health has confirmed that 33 of the new 158 cases of COVID-19 are returnees from the tests were done on September 30. The total cumulative confirmed cases in Uganda are now 8,287.

Amongst the returnees; 18 are from Oman, 10 from Jordan and five from Afghanistan.

The breakdown of other new cases are: Contacts and Alerts (125): Kampala (76), Kabarole (4), Mbarara (4), Wakiso (4), Butambala (3), Kitgum (3), Mbale (3), Nabilatuk (3), Bududa (2), Dokolo (2), Kisoro (3), Kalaki (2), Mityana (2), Bunyangabu (1), Gomba (1), Hoima (1), Iganga (1), Kaberamaido (1), Kasese (1), Kwania (1), Kyotera (1), Lira (1), Mpigi (1), Napak (1), Ntungamo (1), Rubanda (1) and Soroti (1).

The total cumulative recoveries are also continuing to rise as they now stand at 4,430. With no death reported in the last two days, the COVID-19 related deaths remain 75.



Source – Matooke Republic

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