COVID-19: Uganda registers highest ever record of 1,199 new cases in single day

The Ministry of Health have confirmed 1,199 new cases of COVID-19, from tests conducted on Wednesday December 9, with 12 deaths Uganda.

The ministry in a statement said of the 1,199 new infections confirmed, 1,198 contacts and alerts while only one was a truck driver.

Uganda now has 25,059 confirmed cases Covid-19 and is now labelled as a high risk country worldwide by the Center for Disease Control.

From the statement released by the Health Ministry on Wednesday, the ministry also confirmed 12 new COVID-19 deaths registered. Of these, 9 deaths occurred between 4-5 Dec.

This brings the total COVID-19 deaths to 219.

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The breakdown of the new cases sby district is as follows: Kampala (414), Wakiso (252), Kabarole (75), Kasese (57), Masaka (49), Luwero (37), Mbarara (34), Isingiro (31), Soroti (27), Kabale (22), Kalaki (17), Tororo (17), Mayuge (13), Jinja (13), Bunyangabu (10), Kalungu (10), Mityana (9), Kamwenge (9), Apac (8), Kyotera (8), Kaberamaido (7), Kanungu (6), Katakwi (6), Iganga (5), Kakumiro (5), Mukono (6), Kalangala (5), Busia (6), Rukungiri (4), Nakaseke (4), Bushenyi (4), Kaliro (4), Mubende (4), Kibuku (3), Rubanda (2), Buyende (2), Sembabule (2), Mbale (4), Bukomansimbi (2), Kisoro (1), Mpigi (1), Kapchorwa (1), Mitooma (1), Ntoroko (1), Pader (1), Moyo (1)

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Only 1 Truck Driver from Malaba Point of Entry tested positive of the virus.

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