The ministry of health has this afternoon confirmed that coronavirus cases in Uganda have cumulatively passed after 124 new cases were confirmed.
With the 124 cases, Uganda’s cases are now at 10, 069. Deaths in the country remain at 95 with none recorded in the last 24 hours by the ministry. To-date, 6,531 recoveries have been registered.
“Results of COVID-19 tests done on 13 October 2020 confirm 124 new cases. The cumulative confirmed cases are now 10,069,” reads the statement.
The newest results were realized from 2,258 sampled that were tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests done in the country from March to 513,414.
Of the 124 new cases, 2 are of returnees from Jordan. The rest of the cases are of contacts and alerts from persons within the country. Kampala and Luwero districts registered the highest number with 37 and 24 respectively. The rest of the breakdown of the contacts and alerts is as follows: Kikuube (13), Rubanda (12), Hoima (7), Wakiso (4), Amuru (4), Omoro (3), Gulu (2), Jinja (7), Kisoro (2), Lira (4), Kwania (1), Masindi (1) and Mukono (1).