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COVID-19 Rage: Uganda records 1199 new cases in a single day, the highest ever in the country

The Ministry of Health Uganda has announced a staggering 1199 new cases of COVID-19, a disease caused by Coronavirus.

The cases show that the disease is spreading rapidly in the country and is out of control.

Recently political campaigns have worsened the spread of the disease as people are not following any SOPs.

Results of COVID-19 tests done on 08 December 2020 confirm 1,199 new cases. The cumulative confirmed cases are now 25,059.

12 COVID-19 deaths registered. Of these, 9 deaths occurred between 4-5 Dec. However, they had to be verified before reporting. The other 3 occurred today. This brings the total COVID-19 deaths to 219.

The breakdown of the new cases are:

1,198 contacts and alerts: Kampala (414), Wakiso (252), Kabarole (75), Kasese (57), Masaka (49), Luwero (37), Mbarara (34), Isingiro (31), Soroti (27), Kabale (22), Kalaki (17), Tororo (17), Mayuge (13), Jinja (13), Bunyangabu (10), Kalungu (10), Mityana (9), Kamwenge (9), Apac (8), Kyotera (8), Kaberamaido (7), Kanungu (6), Katakwi (6), Iganga (5), Kakumiro (5), Mukono (6), Kalangala (5), Busia (6), Rukungiri (4), Nakaseke (4), Bushenyi (4), Kaliro (4), Mubende (4), Kibuku (3), Rubanda (2), Buyende (2), Sembabule (2), Mbale (4), Bukomansimbi (2), Kisoro (1), Mpigi (1), Kapchorwa (1), Mitooma (1), Ntoroko (1), Pader (1), Moyo (1)

1 Truck Driver from Malaba Point of Entry.

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