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Coronavirus: Uganda still stands at 53 cases for 3 consecutive days

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Kampala: The Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said Uganda recorded 0 cases of COVID19 out the 338 samples ran yesterday.

All the 338 samples have returned negative for Coronavirus in Uganda, the Ministry of Health announced on Thursday April 09.


No new COVID-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in the Uganda still stand at 53, with all of them still active.
“338 samples tested at @UVRIug and all are Negative for COVID-19. Confirmed number of cases still stands at 53,” the Ministry of Health Twitted.
In a separate tweet, Dr. Jane Ruth said, “Uganda, we can do this- wash hands with soap and water frequently, maintain a safe social distance and stay home.God bless.”

Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, Uganda’s Health Minister


According to the Health Ministry, a cumulative total of 3,870 samples have been tested for COVID-19.
The number of individuals under institutional quarantine has reduced from the original 1,040 to 613 as of Thursday.
A total of 427 individuals have been discharged from institutional quarantine. In addition, 855 contacts of the confirmed cases are under follow-up.


All the 53 people confirmed to have coronavirus are said to be in “stable condition” at Mulago National Specialized Hospital (21), Entebbe Grade B Hospital (30), Adjumani (1) and Hoima (1) hospital
The President during a the Wednesday address said the fight against the new coronavirus is easy as a collaborative effort involving the adherance to the general countrywide measures as well as individual initiative.

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