Latest statistics show that Uganda has registered 163 new infections. The new cases include Contacts and alerts (124): Kampala (26), Mbale (22), Karenga (13), Manafwa (14), Luwero (7), Tororo (9), Gulu (4), Sironko (4), Bulambuli (3), Mbarara (7), Soroti (3), Bududa (2), Lira (2), Wakiso (2), Arua (1), Buikwe (1), Butaleja (1), Jinja (1), Masaka (1), Rubanda (1) 38 returnees from Jordan and 1 truck driver from Malaba.
The current total number of infections stands at 9,701 cases and 93 deaths. 83% of all the new cases are locally transmitted, meaning that the public has to step up personal protection.
A day before Independence Day, Airtel Uganda recognized the contribution of Hon Dr Jane Ruth Aceng and frontline medical workers for their insurmountable contribution in the fight against COVID-19 in Uganda.
“Our frontline health workers continue to do a commendable job and are the reason why Uganda was put on the map as one of the 10 best-performing countries in the world and the best in Africa. This is no small achievement.”
Graha Details would like to remind the public that COVID-19 is still here with us and it kills.
As you step out of your house every day, make a commitment to stay healthy by following all the guidelines provided by the Ministry of health and His Excellency the President concerning COVID-19. We all need to work together to ensure that the number of new cases starts to come down.
Do not forget to wear your mask all the time when going out in public.