Minister Aceng to address the nation on COVID-19 on Tuesday.


The Minister for Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng will on Tuesday address the country on COVID-19 updates in the country.

“The Minister for Health, @JaneRuth_Aceng will address the country tomorrow at 11:00am to provide an update on measures to contain the COVID-19 outbreak,” MoH said on Twitter.

According to the ministry, the address will be will be live on UBC TV at 11:00PM.

The ministry has from COVID tests done on 24 July, 2021 confirmed 234 new cases bringing the cumulative confirmed cases to 92,724 cases.

The breakdown of the new cases are:
234 Contacts and Alerts: Kampala (131) Pader (31) Kagadi (20) Kalaki (10) Kakumiro (9) Masindi (8) Apac (7) Oyam (6) Kyankwanzi (6) Wakiso (13) Bukwo (5) Kwania (5) Kapchorwa (5) Masaka (4) Kiboga (4) Katakwi (3) Gulu (3) Pallisa (3) Rakai (3) Kikuube (3) Luwero (3) Kabale (2) Arua (2) Mbale (2) Hoima (2) Amuru (1) Busia (1) Adjumani (1) Butaleja (2) Isingiro (1) Kabarole (1) Mubende (2).

Another 1,381 new recovery cases has been recorded bringing the total recoveries to 77,171 cases while 22 new death cases have been recorded bringing a total of death facilities to 2,579 cases.

The ministry says that a total of 1,452,687 tests have been conducted since March,2020 whereas a total of 1,115,946 COVID-19 doses have so far been administered.

The ministry further revealed that only 688 cases are on admission at health facilities.

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