7 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Uganda today, Saturday 28 March 2020.
“This brings the total to 30 confirmed cases in the country,” said the Health Ministry in a statement.
“Out of 225 samples run today, 218 samples have tested negative for COVID-19.”
The confirmed cases of COVID 19 in Uganda continue to rise but health officials say the pandemic will soon be brought under control.
5 new cases were confirmed on Friday. One of the cases traveled via Amsterdam while the rest transited through Dubai.
Uganda has since shut down public transport and encouraged people to stay indoors to prevent further spread of the virus.