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Health ministry confirms 247 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths

The ministry of health has today confirmed 247 new COVID-19 cases from tests done on September 27 2020. The cumulative confirmed cases in Uganda are now 7,777.

The breakdown of the new cases are: Contacts and Alerts (224): Kampala (116), Luwero (17), Iganga (9), Gulu (8), Agago (7), Moyo (7), Wakiso (5), Busia (4), Hoima (3), Jinja (6), Masaka (4), Mayuge (3), Mbale (4), Arua (3), Budaka (2), Bulambuli (2), Kaliro (1), Kanungu (2), Kisoro (2), Kiryandongo (2), Kumi (2), Mukono (2), Pallisa (2), Buikwe (1), Bundibugyo (1), Bunyangabu (1), Buvuma (1), Kyotera (1), Lira (1), Moroto (1), Nebbi (1), Ntungamo (1), Tororo (1) and Zombo (1)

Others are 23 returnees; 18 from Saudi Arabia, 4 from India and one from South Sudan.

The ministry has also reported two new COVID-19 deaths in Kampala. The total COVID-19 deaths are now 75. The cumulative total recoveries are continuing to rise as they now stand at 4,033.  

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