#COVID-19: Uganda has registered its 45th patient of Coronavirus after one more person tested positive today.
According to the statement from the Ministry of Health, out of 302 samples tested today, 301 tested negative while 1 person tested positive.
“On April 2,2020, one sample tested positive for COVID-19 out of the total 302 samples that were tested at Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRS). This brings the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the country to 45. The case is a 22 year old Ugandan female, resident of Nkokonjeru, Wakiso district and wife to a previously confirmed case who arrived from Dubai, UAE on March 20. She did not have any signs and symptoms consistent with COVID-19” reads the statement from Ministry of Health.
Uganda has a total of 1,026 individuals are under follow-up in institutional quarantine while a total of 962 conatcts to the confirmed cases are under follow-up.