The Minister of Health Dr. Ruth Aceng has confirmed the discharge of twenty patients who have fully recovered from COVID-19 after testing negative twice.
According to Aceng, Uganda has not registered any death and only thirty five patients are under institutional Quarantine in different hospitals with signs of early recovery.
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Addressing the Nation this evening about the status of COVID-19 in Uganda, Dr.Aceng said all 1,162 samples tested yesterday were negative.
Dr. Aceng, said health workers carrying out surveillance and maintaining COVID-19 patients in isolation will be routinely tested at their various hospitals.
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She also reported that government through the ministry of health will provide Vehicles to districts in Uganda to help them do surveillance and transportation of Vulnerable, children and sick patients to hospitals.
The Ministry also reminds all travelers that arrived in the country from abroad between March 7th and 22nd to allow the Ministry of Health teams to collect samples from them for checkup.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Uganda still stands at 55.
Details will come in our subsequent news broadcast.