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Police chief Asan Kasingye tests positive for COVID-19 as 97 new cases are registered

Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Asan Kasingye has tested positive for COVID-19.

The police chief confirmed the bad news on his Twitter today.

In the same vein, results from COVID-19 tests done on 22 August 2020, 97 new COVID-19 cases confirmed today.

The cumulative total confirmed cases of Ugandans is now 2,263

The 97 cases are:
Contacts and alerts (90):
Kampala- 59
Wakiso- 11
Buikwe- 6
Luweero- 3
Namisindwa- 3
Mukono- 2
Jinja- 2
Kabale- 1
Amuru- 1
Oyam – 1
Tororo – 1

1 returnee from Mali

6 truck drivers from points of entry : – Malaba- 2
– Busia – 2
– Mpondwe – 1
– Padea- 1

10 foreign truck drivers tested positive for COVID-19 at the border points of entry and their entry into the country was not permitted.

Ugandan recoveries: 1,226

samples from Points of Entry: 1,501

Samples from Contacts and Alerts: 2,504

Total samples tested today: 4,005

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