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81 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death Recorded on Tuesday

The Ministry of Health has on Tuesday confirmed 81 new COVID-19 cases in Uganda bringing the cumulative total number of confirmed infections in the country to 9,945.

A new COVID-19 death has also been registered in Yumbe district.

“Results from the COVID-19 tests done on 12th October 2020; 81 new COVID-19 cases confirmed. The cumulative confirmed cases of Ugandans are now 9,945,” the Health Ministry announced.

The new cases include 80 contacts, alerts and one returnee.

These include; 27 from Kampala, 10 from Omoro, 11 Kiryadongo, 7 from Butaleja, 8 from Kaabong, 3 from Gulu, 3 from Jinja, 3 from Katakwi, 3 from Yumbe, 1 from Budaka, 1 from Mbale, 1 from Pader, 1 from Tororo and 1 from Wakiso.

The returnee who tested positive for Covid-19 arrived from Kenya.

Currently, Uganda has a cumulative total of 9,945 COVID-19 confirmed cases, 6,347 recoveries and 95 fatalities.

 

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