KAMPALA – Seven new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) were confirmed in Uganda Saturday, bringing the total number so far registered in the country to 30.
Last night, the ministry of health had announced five new cases, adding that some of the patients were being transferred to the New Mulago Hospital.
In a tweet, Dr Diana Atwine, the ministry permanent secretary says that, “Out of 225 samples run today, 7 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed positive bringing total to 30 confirmed cases,”
Adding that: Out of 225 samples run today, 218 samples have tested negative for COVID-19.”
Out of 225 samples run today, 7 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed positive bringing total to 30 confirmed cases. 218 samples have tested negative. Let's keep praying to God to heal our country as we take caution as per the guidelines given.
— Dr. Diana Atwine (@DianaAtwine) March 28, 2020
She has called on Ugandans to continue praying and seek God’s intervention and also urges citizens to adhere to the health ministry guidelines given.
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However, the health ministry also says that while you stay at home in order to prevent the spread of #COVID19, it is important that you stay healthy. Exercise regularly, at least for 30 minutes, stay hydrated, drink at least 3 liters of water, eat your meals regularly and limit alcohol consumption.