Two returnees from Mumbai, India are among the many 9 new infections reported by the Ministry of Well being as Uganda’s virus circumstances Friday rose to 911.
The others are truck drivers (4) and contacts/alerts from Kyotera (one) and Amuru (two).
The director normal well being providers, Dr Henry Mwebesa, stated in an announcement that every one the brand new infections have been beneath quarantine.
He stated 11 international truck drivers; 10 from Kenya and one from Tanzania had been denied entry into Uganda after testing constructive for the virus on the borders.
“There are 197 lively circumstances on admission; 172 are Ugandans, six refugees and 19 foreigner. It is very important notice that foreigners and refugees are admitted in our well being services however aren’t captured within the cumulative confirmed circumstances,” Dr Mwebesa stated.
So far, Uganda has registered a complete of 849 Covid-19 recoveries and no virus associated dying, in keeping with Dr Mwebesa.