Covid-19: Uganda cases rise to 83 as two more test positive

By :
AT Reporter

KAMPALA — Uganda’s Covid-19 cases have risen to 83 after two new cases were confirmed on Thursday April 30 at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI).

The two cases are Kenyan male truck drivers, 55 years and 27 year-old who arrived via Busia and Malaba respectively, Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng said in a post on twitter.

“2 new cases confirmed for COVID-19 today out of the 2,071 samples tested at
Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI). This brings the total confirmed cases to 83 in Uganda,” said Dr Aceng.

She said that total samples tested at UVRI were 2,071. Out of the 2,071 samples tested, all 492 samples from the community tested negative for COVID-19.

Dr Aceng also revealed that todate, the total number of those discharged from different hospitals stands at 52.

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