A total of 1,162 samples tested negative for covid-19. 839 samples were from truck drivers at border points of entry. 323 samples were from individuals under institutional quarantine and contacts to confirmed cases in the country. Confirmed cases of covid-19 stand at 55 in Uganda.
Today, a total of 1,032 samples were tested at UVRI and they all tested negative for covid-19. 551 samples were collected from truck drivers at border points of entry while 481 samples were from individuals under institutional quarantine and contacts to confirmed cases in the country. The confirmed cases of covid-19 still stand at 55 in Uganda.
UVRI was paid a courtesy visit by a delegation from Ministry of Health Covid -19 task force to get updates on UVRI's COVID-19 activities. The delegation comprised of the Minister of Health Dr Ruth Aceng, the WHO country representative Dr Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam, the CDC country representative Dr. Lisa J. Nelson, the Permanent Secretary Dr.
Today, The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister of Uganda, Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda officially announced the discharge of 3 patients from Entebbe Grade B Hospital who were earlier diagnosed with COVID-19. “The patients we are discharging today have spent 21 days in hospital. It takes time for the viral load to go down,” said Hon. Jane Ruth Aceng, Minister of Health.
8 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Uganda on 4th May 2020.
6 confirmed cases were of truck drivers while 2 cases are from the community confirmed from the Rapid Assessment Survey.
1 new COVID-19 case confirmed today. This makes a total of 89 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
The new case is a 39-year-old Kenyan male truck driver who arrived via Malaba border point.
Efforts to track the Kenyan truck driver are underway, according to the Ministry of Health.
3 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Uganda on 2nd May 2020.
The confirmed cases are, 1 Kenyan and 1 Burundian who arrived via Malaba border point and a 22-year-old Ugandan male from Rakai District.
The total of COVID-19 confirmed cases in Uganda are 88.
2 new COVID-19 cases confirmed on 1st May 2020.
According to the Ministry of Health, the confirmed cases are, a 35-year-old Kenyan male truck driver who arrived via Busia border and a Ugandan male from Masindi District, who was confirmed from the rapid assessment survey.
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.
2 new COVID-19 cases confirmed out of 2,002 samples tested at Uganda Virus Research Institute on 29th April 2020.
Both cases are male; a Ugandan national and a Burundian refugee.
They are under quarantine at Rakai hospital. This makes a total of 81 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Uganda