Last nite the ministry of health confirmed 3 more cases of the COVID 19 bringing the total number of those that have tested positive in the banana republic to 33.Breaking the news on their twitter handle @MinofHealthUG,the ministry confirmed that 3 more cases had been realized and urged Ugandans to continue washing their hands.
3 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed today, Sunday 29 March 2020. Total number of confirmed cases stands at 33 in Uganda. Out of 206 samples run today, 203 samples tested negative for COVID-19. #STAYSAFEUG
The president also briefed the country on his twitter handle @KagutaMuseveni about the new cases.
Countrymen, Countrywomen and the Bazukulu. The latest about the Covid-19 situation in our country is that today (Sunday), 206 individuals, mainly returnees from the Gulf and Europe, were tested and only 3 tested positive. All these have been in institutional quarantine. Two of these are wife and daughter of the man from Masaka who was among the first nine confirmed cases. On his return from Dubai, he went home to his family. After the first confirmed case, his community advised him to go for check up where he tested positive. Therefore, his wife and daughter were his closest contacts and had been quarantined in Entebbe. The third person is a 15-year-old teenager who returned from school in the UK on March 21st. He was under institutional quarantine where he developed symptoms and tested positive tweeted.