Uganda reports 1438 COVID-19 cases June, 10

The Ministry of Health Uganda has recorded a total of 1438 confirmed COVID-19 on June 10 2021 from 8478 tests.

The June 10th report comes from tests that were carried out on June 8th. 1438 of those contacts are from contacts and alerts with Kampala Metropolitan leading in the counts with cases reported in 43 districts. No new death was recorded.

The breakdown of the new cases 1,434 contacts and Alerts has Kampala City Council Authority (852), Wakiso District has (124), Masaka (68), Mbarara (75), Gulu (47), Mukono (24), Iganga (24), Bushenyi (20), Rukungiri (18), Kiryandongo (16), Kabale (16), Butaleja (16), Busia (13), Tororo (13), Kazo (8), Zombo (8), Jinja (8), Mukono (6), Bugiri (7), Luwero (6), Hoima (6), Nebbi (5), Pader (5), Buvuma (5), Moyo (5), Kiboga (4), Omoro (4), Nakaseke (3), Kalaki (2), Soroti (2), Moroto (2), Buikwe (2), Amuru (6), Kyegegwa (2), Mbale (2), Kotido (2), Kyotera (3), Yumbe (1), Namisindwa (1), Sheema (1), Kyankwanzi (1) and Nwoya district (1).

The remaining 4 were cases from Truck drivers at Mutukula (3) and Elegu (1) borders.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases currently stands at 56,949 from 1,168,749 tests carried out so far with 47,760 having recovered while 402 have died.

Uganda is currently undergoing the second wave of COVID-19 and the country has so far restricted inter district movements, re-emphasized curfew and criminalized violating of COVID-19 guidelines with offenders being arrested by police before they are aligned to court to pay fine.

A total of 757,664 people have been vaccinated in a vaccination campaign that has been suspended due to shortage of vaccines.

Nasa Tushabe

A writer, reporter and analyst for Politics, Entertainment and Business News.

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