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    Uganda Records 318 Covid-19 Cases: Highest Toll in a Single Day

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    Today, Uganda has registered the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 318 in a single day, as confirmed by the Minister of Health Hon Ruth Acheng.

    Of these include 154 cases from Amuru Prisons (153 inmates & 1 staff), 136 contacts and Alerts including 65 from Kampala 65, Kiryandongo-14, Gulu-9, Mbarara-9, Kitgum-8, Arua-8, Wakiso-7, Mbale-4, Buikwe-4, Masaka-2, Bugiri-1, Jinja-1, Luweero-1, Manafwa 1, Masindi 1 and Mityana 1

    20 Health workers including 9 from Kitgum, Kampala 6, Arua 2, Adjumani 1, Kiryandongo 1 & Luweero 1 and 8Truck drivers: Malaba 3, Busia 2, Mpondwe 1, Oraba 1, Madi Opei 1.

    Covid-19 Deaths

    Uganda has also recorded one COVID-19 death, a 49 year old male from Mbale District, bringing the total cumulative COVID-19 deaths to 20.

    The cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Uganda is 2,166

    Currently, Kampala Metropolitan Area has the highest numbers of community transmission with a cumulative total of 540 COVID-19 cases having been reported in Kampala since the 23rd March.

    Of these, 342 cases were registered within the last one week, from 15th August to 21st August 2020 including 5 COVID-19 deaths.

    Several institutions including; Malaysia Furnishing, Royal Pharma, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, IGG,KCCA, Toyota, NRM Secretariat, Eagle Holdings,Megha Industries, media houses (New Vision, NBS,NTV,BBS) and other private hospitals have reported clusters.

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