Wednesday , April 1 2020

Uganda confirms 5 new COVID-19 cases

As of today, 25 March 2020, there are 5 new confirmed cases for COVID-19 bringing the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the country to 14.

The 5 new cases are: 3 Ugandans and 2 Chinese. The 2 Chinese are part of the 6 who were intercepted in Zombo District.

1st CASE – 63 year old Ugandan male who traveled from Germany.

2nd CASE

57 year old male from Adjumani ( He hasn’t traveled or been anywhere but Uganda. He does his salt business at the Border).

3rd CASE

8 months old baby whose father traveled from Kenya about a week earlier.

4th and 5th CASES

2 Chinese who traveled from Guangzhou. They are part of the 6 Chinese who tried to escape through Zombo.

To date, a total of 2,661 travelers including Ugandans identified
🔸1,230 are under follow up
🔹764 are under institutional quarantine 🔸466 are under self-quarantine. 🔹1,431 high risk travelers have completed their 14 days of follow up.

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