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Uganda Virus Research Institute

REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

2 new COVID-19 cases confirmed at Uganda Virus Research Institute on 30th April 2020.

2 new COVID-19 cases confirmed at Uganda Virus Research Institute on 30th April 2020. This makes a total of 83 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Uganda.

The confirmed cases are both Kenyan male truck drivers: a 55-year-old and a 27-year-old who arrived via Busia and Malaba respectively.

The total samples tested at UVRI were 2,071. Out of the 2,071 samples tested, all 492 samples from the community tested negative for COVID-19, according to the Ministry of Health.

The total of those discharged from different hospitals are 52.

 A total of 2,248 contacts to the COVID-19 confirmed cases have been listed to date.

 Of these, 1,440 completed the mandatory 14 day follow up while 808 contacts are being followed by our surveillance officers.