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Ministry of Health announces staggering 701 new cases of COVID-19 as the disease rages on

The Ministry of Health has announced 701 new cases of COVID-19, the highest recorded in a single day since the outbreak in the country in March this year.

Results of COVID-19 tests done on 06 December 2020 confirm 701 new cases as the virus spills out of control.


Samples tested were 5,578.

The cumulative confirmed cases are now 23,200.

One COVID-19 death registered. The total COVID-19 deaths are now 207. Percent

Cumulative recoveries: 9,374
New Recoveries: 199

The breakdown of the new cases are:

701 contacts and alerts:
Kampala (290), Wakiso (74), Kasese (56), Kabarole (55), Kalungu (28), Mbarara (26), Kabale (25), Kagadi (25), Ibanda (12), Masaka (11), Kazo (11), Lyantonde (8), Kamwenge (8), Mubende (7)
Hoima (6), Bundibugyo (6), Bukomansimbi (6), Nakasongola (5), Mpigi (5), Butambala (4), Kyegegwa (4),  Kyenjojo (4), Nakaseke (3),  Kisoro (3),  Bushenyi (3), Lira (2), Buikwe (2),  Rukungiri (2), Bunyangabu (2), Buhweju (2), Rubirizi (1)  Kakumiro (1),
Kanungu (1),  Luwero (1), Kiboga (1) and Mitooma (1).

Stay Safe Uganda, wear your mask properly and sanitize all the time.

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